Monthly Archives: October 2014

down the rabbit hole

She told me over dinner one evening that I should switch to white wine— less tannins and calories, she claimed. I smiled and shook my head, a vintage cabernet stubbornly clinging to my bleached white teeth. The next day I … Continue reading

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a haiku

in the garden sunning herself a mantis, sated Copyright © 2014 by Christopher Chaffin – All rights reserved  

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beachcombing

At high tide, the sea ejects foam and glass fishing floats. We wait for the waters to recede, tiptoe around anemones and crabs; I spot a small green globe. She says it belongs to a Japanese goddess, her eyes plucked … Continue reading

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San Andreas

He unfolds the map of California in his lap, shoves a Marlboro in his mouth and lights his way to freedom. The Mustang shrinks into a blip of color as she stares out over the scarred plain, the car’s candy-apple … Continue reading

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