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The History of What We Tell Ourselves

by Mark Antony Rossi I am eternally skeptical of folks who wax philosophic about their parents. No one is that perfect. Especially parents. Somehow these overworked, under slept babysitters can dodge back stabbers at work, deal with cranky significant others at home but still find moments with you to dispense […]

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Home Needs Love And a Bayonet

by Mark Antony Rossi Violence was never about power. I could care less about control. Rather it was the saddest of understandings that force played a role in righting wrongs. Evil usually weighs words on truer scales and calls out results. This test of intention is older than recorded time. […]

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Brief Meditation on the Fiction of Truth

by Mark Antony Rossi The act of writing short fiction is not a sunny stroll down nostalgia lane. It’s more akin to the creative modification of truth to make a dramatic point. Despite puritanical criticism, I am steadfast in my conviction that straying from the sequentiality of reality is not […]

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The Beginning of Solidarity

by Mark Antony Rossi Songs claim love can repair the chasm between distant strangers. Churches say our imperfect nature, damaged since creation, is a millstone around the neck of humanity. In politics, they promise you the moon but at the steepest price of the stars. Continued drink drives the demons […]

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Cats Can Teach Us Humility

by Mark Antony Rossi I love cats. So much that if I were in the Pharaoh’s court during the glory of ancient Egypt I would have hidden the cats to protect them from the priests who were required to kill and mummify them for the journey into the afterlife. If […]