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It was a dark and stormy night…

It was a dark and stormy night. I sat in the den, in an overstuffed recliner, another bourbon in hand.   It’d been a week since Eleanor died, suddenly. She said she didn’t feel well and went upstairs to rest. … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Write Poetry

Ode to the Banjo – A Sonnet Wafting o’er Appalachian hills so low, The sound of angels fills my life with joy; I hear the twang of a five-string banjo, And all my angst and sorrows are destroyed; Gabriel breaks … Continue reading

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The Wasp

Edgar lay paralyzed on the rainforest floor; the wasp’s poison worked quickly. He had separated from his group not half an hour before. University researchers, they entered the jungle searching for new species. Frustrated with the group’s slow pace, he … Continue reading

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Tina

Tina filled two glasses with Sangria. She handed one to her guest, then leaned back against the refrigerator as she gulped the other. “So I’m walking down the sidewalk last summer and this drunk staggers up, grabs my shoulder and … Continue reading

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What Does Your Character Like on His Pizza?

This afternoon, a member of my writing group (ok, not my group, by I do belong to it) posted a question for the other members: What would your main character order on his/her pizza? My first thought was ‘what a … Continue reading

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