Author: milt

I Fly Fish for My Heart

My brain tells me it’s too cold right now to brave blizzards, to stand in a freezing river flinging feather and fur to catch a wriggling piece of cold-blooded muscle. But my heart aches to hear the river rush and the hawk scream, smell the moss mixed with fallen leaves, to see a wild brown […]

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The Luckiest Man on the Face of the Earth

Tons of people suffer every day. But it’s not the cards you’re dealt; it’s how you play them that make you a success. One man did it all for me: Henry Earl Mays, my dad. What if you woke up to a disease, an imperfection that screwed up every damn day? How could you succeed? My […]

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Are you a closet liberal like me?

Yeah, I’m confused. I graduated from the Naval Academy, slept in the dirt with Marines—Oorah! Higher taxes—forget it. You should work for your money, just like I must—hard—staying up nights, worrying about making ends meet, not smokin’ your disability money up in dope, or scamming the USA out of trillions of dollars to keep your […]

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They don’t get my Nirvana, man

They just don’t get my nirvana, man: Green pastel prime numbers and those I love, prairie views as far as tomorrow, mountain streams clearer than air, bike paths free of glass. Do I see prime numbers in my head as green floaters when I think of those I love? No, but I get it, and […]

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