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Moment :: Keith

The moment greed infused itself with survival, I felt lost.

    TAGS:  lost

Where did all the humanity go, did it leave or was it never here, or have I left and just not noticed?

    TAGS:  lost

Tom was relieved, after a lifetime of spiritual wandering, when he finally found his way…unfortunately, it turned out to be someone else’s way, and he was forced to give it back.

    TAGS:  lost, found, spirituality, way

asea :: steve

I don’t worry so much about setting wrong courses as I do exhausting my opportunities for turning around.

    TAGS:  lost

(Holy?) Crap! :: grudknows

Grudknows ran about the house like a crazed chicken, cursing the gods and frightening her pets, having given into the urge (a very unwise urge, it turns out) to check google and see if Keith really was lost in the desert - turns out - he’s not and we’re all doomed.

    TAGS:  doom, lost

Maintain Bearing :: Keith

Henry maintained his bearing, confident he was lost for a reason.

    TAGS:  Henry, bearing, lost, confidence, reason

My 20 cent, badly stained, slightly cracked Kermit the Frog mug has been missing for over 2 weeks and all I can say is, whoever took it, I hope you catch my cold!

    TAGS:  Kermit the Frog, lost, coffee mugs, thieves

I just lost my text-messaging virginity.

    TAGS:  lost, virginity

lost sock :: hysterium

Julia hung back, hoping to be the lost sock in the load of laundry that was the tour group from her small Texas town.

    TAGS:  socks, lost, laundry, Texas, tour

Marble Eyes :: Keith

When the bank statements couldn’t be found, I felt my eyes turn into marbles and heard them as they fell and bounced across my desk, but of course, there was no way I could see this happen, although I sure would have liked to.

    TAGS:  accounting, amazement, bank, eyes, lost, marbles, desk, paperwork

Lost: 12-year-old girl wearing brown hoodie, jeans, surly look… blue hair.

    TAGS:  asyndeton, lost, pre-teens

I think there must be a dusty pocket, or two, inside your head that is labeled “Reserved for Storage” which exists entirely for storing things or people you had long since given up hope on.

    TAGS:  memory, dusty, lost, mind

Caught in Time :: boot

It had been months since she last saw him, but at last it seemed that time had softened the deeply etched furrows of pain from his face, leaving him merely sad, lost and lonely.

    TAGS:  lost, lonely, grief

Mr. Pinscher knew, but had not entirely reconciled himself to the fact, that the surest way to locate any item he had lost was to pay for its replacement.

    TAGS:  lost

Is it yours?

    TAGS:  loneliness, lost

“So, how about a root?”

    TAGS:  lost, chivalry, root, low

unsettled :: boot

Rosa thought by now that everything would feel ‘normal’ again, but it was all still a world away.

    TAGS:  travel, home, away, lost, unsettled

Lost :: 'mouse

I sat at my desk, lost.

    TAGS:  lost, desk

lost :: boot

The finest grains of sand seeped between her toes, as she struggled to remember just who and where she was.

    TAGS:  memory, lost, sand, lost story fragments

temporally adrift :: 'mouse

Today it is taking all my concentration and energy just to keep time moving foward instead of taking a drunkard's walk; proper ordering of minutes and hours completely escapes me.

    TAGS:  time, lost, confused


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