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The Wry Ginner

Short stories, ramblings, and love from Anthony Tellez.

Deep Thoughts from the Parking Lot

Deep Thoughts from the Parking Lot

Every person that I know tries to hold their self up in some way that has relevance to how they apply their life to their job. It's not me. I don't want the borders of my definition to cease inside of my employment. It's much more than that.

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108 Years: An Informal Letter to Chicago

108 Years: An Informal Letter to Chicago

It’s seven PM on a Thursday. I’m sitting inside of my Chandler abode while staring out the window at some much needed rain. I should head to the gym to climb, but I’m sixty five percent sure that a bone in my right foot is broken.

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Insomnia

Insomnia

Sometimes he didn’t even want to write, even though thoughts were bursting out at a speed unfathomed. The crippling depression was enough to keep his creativity in stasis. His dreams were a cruel taunt of promising connection.

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True Love

True Love

There is an orangish tint across the street that I keep leaning over to stare at. It focuses on four apartment windows in particular. It’s a wonder that these tenants even sleep. Perhaps it is the living room and not the bedroom that the light peers into.

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Growing Older

Growing Older

I wish there was that quiet place on the edge of the patio that still coddled my innocent thoughts. I wish there was still a ghost in my dreams waiting for me to save it.

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A Night of the Approaching Mourning

A Night of the Approaching Mourning

I am sitting in front of this damn computer with a barren mind. I need a shot, hold on…that didn’t go down gracefully. I set the highball back down on the marble and watch the remnants of my shooting failure settle at the bottom.

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Too Many Thoughts to Write

Too Many Thoughts to Write

I can’t quite figure it out. I sit here with hundreds of ideas running through my head. Yet, not one can yield a concise thought that translates well to paper.

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