Author Archives: Héctor M. Curiel

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Brainwaves

I know someone, somehow, is picking up my brainwaves, and therefore, she will be able to put these into words.   It is my last moment. I stopped hearing the monitor’s constant beeping, registering my pulse, the yelling of the … Continue reading

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Black midnight run

I have thought about it for months now: to run 5 km by myself in the middle of the night. Mundy Park is the place. I had wanted to do it any winter night sometime between 12:00 and 2:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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The book of his life

It was the book of his life. Metaphorically and literally. He carried it everywhere, it didn’t matter the weather, or where he was, or what kind of place he ended up sleeping in, the book was by his side. Strangely, … Continue reading

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What do we do, General?

“General?” My young major asks again. I’m still silent, the officers look at me as if I’m absent from the room. I realize I cannot provide a quick answer, the exhausted group of captains and majors also look at each … Continue reading

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Why do we volunteer?

Our last game of the football season and championship round-robin tournament took place this past weekend. When we finished the game and I was picking up the players’ cards, cones, vests, and balls, I was excited and glad thinking to … Continue reading

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A good trophy.

So, in order to catch the creature, I have to set a trap in a place that she feels safe about. That means to have it setup in a place far away from any settlement, road, building, and where not … Continue reading

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Dream on dream

I had a dream in which I had a fantastic dream… then I woke up, but was not sure if I was fully awake or I was only awoken from the inside dream. So, I turned and told my boss … Continue reading

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