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It is easy to judge them

those poor souls who spend each day writing Greeting cards 

making the emotional generic and accessible 


I feel so bad for your loss,  congratulations on your new child

Thank you so much,  Miss you,  Love you 

an endless list of vanilla sentimients


Pause a moment before you criticize 

take a glance at a mirror before you use the phrase

Homogenized homily


Who among us has not used cards in place of spoken words?

Do you chose handwritten notes in place of cardboard sonnets? 

Raise your hand if you share your your honest heart out loud  


It is easy to judge 

but I don't 
















The Westwood Motel is a mile from the city limits, and five miles from the prison in Rainsville. For the last three months, Room 19 has been home to a woman with long, dark hair, and a rose tattoo on her shoulder

Gina is dressed in jeans and a black, sleeveless top, and she wears a flat, gold chain necklace that she touches when she is nervous. She is here to be close to a prisoner in Rainsville. I am here for Sentience Magazine, and a story

One of the best-known and most influential comic books of all time was The Amazing Spider-Man #121 from June 1973 by Gerry Conway, Gil Kane, John Romita, Sr., and Tony Mortellaro. The Green Goblin, Spider-Man's arch-nemesis, kidnaps Peter Parker's girlfriend Gwen Stacy and lures the Web-Slinger to New York City's George Washington Bridge. The Goblin throws Gwen off the top of the bridge, and Spidey desperately launches a strand of web after her. He manages to catch her by…

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