Author Archives: Jarrett Haley

Excerpts from The Bacanora Notebooks: The Turkey

Excerpts from The Bacanora Notebooks: The Turkey

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A Thanksgiving to forgetmore

How to Make a Snakeskin Bookmark

How to Make a Snakeskin Bookmark

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Step One: Find a Snakemore

Last Word

Last Word

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He pulls this shit each time a chick dumps his lame ass.more

Evening Guard

Evening Guard

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I should have wrapped my Play-Doh mitts around her taut, Zumba’ed waist. But instead I applied for the lifeguarding gig advertised on a white board at the Y’s front desk.more

Crane and Hoist

Crane and Hoist

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Poor Joe Riggs. Time has slowed to a deceptive taffy-stretch for him while he waits for rescue.more

Somewhere Without Trees

Somewhere Without Trees

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No one broke Jesus’ legs, but someone made Him bleed. more

He Was Right

He Was Right

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When I was young, my old man told me we were all animals.more

Practically Married

Practically Married

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Douglas heard the television in the den attached to the kitchen. I should go into the den, he thought. That is where men in families go.more

Dropping Dimes

Dropping Dimes

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There was barely anyone on the highway. Tony felt it was a mixed blessing: he wanted to need to pay attention, to not think about things other than working within the flow of traffic, but he also wanted to get there quickly. He remembered something a teammate, Liam, had once told him: to be good,more

Gordo on the 4th of July

Gordo on the 4th of July

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An idea I’ve been mulling all night catches and burns through my stomach.more