SCENES FROM AN ALTERNATE LIFE – V

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we made a game of the details—our steps, the placement of stars, the reach of the tide
you adjusted my scarf as you kissed me goodbye, whispered
don’t let the dampness bring you down

told me stories of the first man who learned to swim, who impressed
his hunter gatherer friends with his splashing and games
before being swept out to sea confused by the thrashing

imagine the inspiration you will find at sea, my love
a short story carved with a loose screw
an obituary for long distance critics

This is a serial work in progress, all of what exists can be read here.

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Ben

Ben LeRoy is spirit trapped in the 21st century on Earth. Someday he will be somewhere else. Until then, he's glad to know you're out there, too. And later elsewhere he will be glad to know you're out there, too.

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Ben

Ben LeRoy is spirit trapped in the 21st century on Earth. Someday he will be somewhere else. Until then, he's glad to know you're out there, too. And later elsewhere he will be glad to know you're out there, too.