Zach Straus
MeetZach Straus
Zach Straus peaked at 15 and is mostly held together by masking tape.

From the mind of Zach

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POETRY: For Andrew and What Could Have Been

I kissed you once. Is that enough? Is it ever enough? To the lovers like Andrew, who never quite could, but who might have been.

Zach Straus
December 2, 2019
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{Truther Dare} and The Case of the Fateful Flyer

When a beautiful woman mistakenly enters Detective Truther Dare’s office, he knows what she’s really looking for. Like it or not, he’s going to solve this.

Zach Straus
November 18, 2019
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Incomplete & Growing List of Things I’ve Held In My Hands While Crying

When we think of crying, we see a face, contorted and downturned. But what about hands, gesturing wildly or grasping for something? What do they hold?

Zach Straus
November 6, 2019
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9 Misunderstood {Monsters} Who Want to Improve Their Image!

With all the pre-judgments on your admittedly horrifying behavior, being a monster can be such a drag! Try these tips to clean up your image.

Zach Straus
November 1, 2019
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{What If}: Interviews With My Friends About “The One That Got Away”

Every so often you can’t help but think about the one that got away. There’s always ONE thing that doesn’t work. But what if things had gone differently?

Zach Straus
October 18, 2019
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My {Disappointment} Lives in the Basement

Uh oh. Zach got caught sneaking out. Or did he? The story of a resourceful, intelligent, and utterly SHAMELESS young man’s triumph over his loving mother.

Zach Straus
September 30, 2019
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Sermon on the Mount

This is a story about unconventional love. About breaking boundaries and trying new things. And when you have oddly specific visions, following the signs.

Zach Straus
September 20, 2019
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Reasons I Have Cried About Food

We love food so much it often makes us emotional. The good cry, the bad cry, the ugly cry. Here are just some of the reasons food brings us to tears.

Zach Straus
September 16, 2019
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Acceptable {Jobs} for My Future Husband

What should you be when you grow up? Well, that depends. Here is the incomplete and growing list of approved jobs for his future husband.

Zach Straus
September 2, 2019
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