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This Is How to Dance With Loss

A love letter for the broken

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The dispatcher’s voice startled me. It was 3 AM and I was parked in a lonely, empty lot in the north end of town. I liked parking there because it was quiet, and I could get my reports done.

“Code 7 at Oak Tree Villa,” the dispatcher continued over the radio. In other police agencies, Code-7 meant “lunch break.” Unfortunately, in my…




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John P. Weiss

John P. Weiss

I write elegant essays about life, which I illustrate with whimsical cartoons, fine art, and classic black & white photography.

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