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Flight of the White Swans

“Nature is relentless and unchangeable, and it is indifferent as to whether its hidden reasons and actions are understandable to man or not,” Galileo Galilei As I sat across the tiny round table at the coffeehouse, I looked at Phaedrus … Continue reading

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The Breakup

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players: They have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts,” William Shakespeare As I stand at the Victoria Harbour, looking over … Continue reading

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The Confession

“All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing,” Edmund Burke My name is Alexander. I have lived for 23 years, 4 months and counting. Due to a dengue infection a week prior to … Continue reading

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At the coffeehouse, on here and now.

“He’s here but he’s not here. He rejects the here, is unhappy with it, wants to be farther up the trail but when he gets there will be just as unhappy because then it will be “here”. What he’s looking … Continue reading

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