Writings - Page 7


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Special ornament If only I had duct tape She would never know

Gramp’s Grace

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I’m not a religious man, but sitting at head of the table where my grandfather would have normally sit, I looked around to my rarely-assembled family, all ea...

Backroom Elves

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“Blinky, put that wrench down and get over here. I need a hand.”

Newly Freed

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thin glaze on puddles little girls giggle and stomp ice crunches under foot

The Last Voyage of the Nancy

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Young Mary laced my bodice tight and helped me into my skirts. Dinner with the Captain required me to look my best. We’d been at sea for several months, and ...

The Bonded

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Not every Fayre could be trusted. I learned that lesson early on. But for every million of the flittering little freaks that infested the planet, there was o...

Lemony Rain

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I constructed my lair from the choicest rock candy, not dollar store seconds. The emerald green ribbon glowed deep within the rot of my heart. Shielded from ...

Full Circle

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“A strange thing happened on the way to the bus stop,” I said, taking a plate from the rack and wiping it. Well-worn, these wedding gift dishes stood the tes...

The Last Ride

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Racing down the mountain side A winding highway in the rain More flight than pleasure ride Surely I was insane

Riding the 80

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The bus hit a bump and my head snapped back, cracking against the glass window. I’d drooled on my coat. Wiping it off with my sleeve, I looked around the bus...

Pull Over

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“What seems to be the problem, Officer?”

Karma Ran Over My Dogma

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We raced past an ambulance on the way to the airport, careening through traffic to make our flight. In a funny twist of fate, we rode the same ambulance back...