Tag: life

Voices: A Novel Excerpt by Cat Matchuk

  My sanity is no longer with me. Fatigue masks my emotions, leading me into a gentle and numb state as I leave my apartment.

            It’s a chilly morning, somewhere between autumn and winter. The gray sky seems to glow brightly against the silhouettes of the trees. As I walk along the railroad tracks I kick stray leaves out of my way. My legs stop and I inhale deeply. I exhale, watching my warm breath mingle with the cold air and flow upwards into the sky. I’ve thought about this before of course.

            Many times.

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Gone to The Dogs

Recently I've decided to follow my greatest passion when to comes to my career, working with animals. I'm also going full steam ahead with attempting to self-publish my short story/poetry book, because nothing quite says poverty like following your dreams.

That's right, it's me, your friendly neighborhood writer dog walker.

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Alive

A heavy weight against the heart
can only slow the beating.
It does not stop, merely pulsing.
Weak, but alive.

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