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Pig out is an American slang term originating in the 1970s, meaning to eat a lot, with overtones of overeating or to gobbling.

She only met him in daydreams.

Deep down she didn't believe someone like him could exist, but she nevertheless would hope he did. Thinking about him helped pass the time, and distracted her from the rest of her life. She knew he wasn't real, and that brought her down a bit, but she told herself it was little different from people who found escape in movies or a TV series.

Over time, he had begun to take on more tangible qualities in her mind, like a memory of an old friend

We collect rainwater as clouds darken

consecrating the ivy growing

on the thin fence that doesn't hide the church

snipping winter chives returning

with purple blossoms but letting wild mustard

with wet glistened leaves to flower


eventually yellow amidst lemon balm

amidst mint that might be tinctured

or brewed in summer teas to soften the days

while mourning doves and…

News for Noders

May 1st SciFiQuest 3018: A Dystopia for the Rest of Us starts!

May 1st May day.

May 4th May the Fourth be with you!

May 10th Happy birthday BIII!

May 13th Mother's day.

May 28th Memorial Day in the USA.


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April 1: April Fool's Day has been cancelled. Everyone just go home. Easter too.

April 6: Happy birthday, borgo!

April 7: Happy birthday, Tem42!

April 12: Yuri's Night

April 16: Happy birthday, moeyz!

April 22: Happy Earth Day, fellow earthlings!

April 24: Happy birthday, Rancid_Pickle!


Get ready for the Science Fiction Quest, coming in May!

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March 14th: Pi day.

March 14th: Midnight today is the last chance to post in, and vote on, Carrera de Caballos: An E2 Proseproduction.

March 20th: The first equinox of the year.

March 28th: Happy birthday lizardinlaw!

March 31st: Happy birthday mad girl's love song!


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February 15th: Happy birthday Admin to the goo!

February 18th: Happy birthday mjijm!


Sign up for the Carrera de Caballos: An E2 Proseproduction Coming March 1st!


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January 1: Gregorian New Year.

January 1: reQuest 2018 begins!

January 24: Happy Birthday Silverai_me!

January 26: Happy Birthday Segnbora-t!

January 31: reQuest 2018 ends.


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