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

From the mind of Zach

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The Things We Did and Didn’t Do

A poem, painting an intimate portrait of two people, lovers, lit only by moonlight. These are the things they did and didn’t do.

Zach Straus
July 11, 2019
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Sorry Sting. Guess Who’s {NOT Coming to Dinner}

As our Writer of the Year, Zach’s inner circle has grown notably more prestigious. But unfortunately, that means cutting the fat. Sorry Sting. You’re uninvited from ravioli night.

Zach Straus
July 3, 2019
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POETRY: Huxman Road Bridge 2

Summers in Kansas. Growing up as boys being boys. A poem takes us back to the innocence of those days near Huxman Road Bridge.

Zach Straus
June 17, 2019
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Petitions I’ve Submitted but Were Too Liberal for MoveOn.Org

They say you have to be the change you want to see in the world. Well, Zach is trying. But some of these petitions just won’t take off.

Zach Straus
June 11, 2019
Politics, Prompts
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Poseidon, Gay God of the Seas, presents: Plastic Pride sponsored by SodaStream

Poseidon, Gay God of the Seas is back with a terrifying message. Unless y’all can get your plastic consumption under control, PRIDE IS CANCELLED.

Zach Straus
June 7, 2019
Lifestyle
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Pic4Pic

Original poetry. But like, more than meets the eye. Because. Well. Size matters.

Zach Straus
June 5, 2019
Lifestyle
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{Viral Rivals}: The 5 People You Meet in Facebook Hell

An inside look at all the people on social media that you know and hate. The rivals who make you sick. This is your Facebook hell.

Zach Straus
May 27, 2019
Pop Culture, Prompts
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An Incomplete and Growing List of {Personal Style Icons}

“Who are you wearing?” It’s complicated, if you ask Zach. The originator of our popular list series runs down his style icons, and it’s definitely original.

Zach Straus
May 15, 2019
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An Incomplete and Growing List of Ways the Kid at the Table Next to Me is Going to Beat the Monster

If you really want to beat the monster, you can’t just have one tactic. You’ve got to think of hundreds of ways to destroy him.

Zach Straus
May 9, 2019
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