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For every prince there is a princess. The trick is in finding her. In Sam Sapperstien's case, she was found for him. Convenient. [justtheothersideofreality.home.blog]
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evidentialist 8 NM Oct 14 Oct 14 00 comments
He can fix anything. Make it like new. Make it work. He's the Handyman [justtheothersideofreality.home.blog]
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evidentialist 8 NM Oct 13 Oct 13 11 comment
A poem in free prose Alive You step closer, looking for detail Lost in distance and you now see There is much more revealed than before. See the people scurry, heads down With purpose, seeking destinations Dry and wind free. ...
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evidentialist 8 NM Oct 12 Oct 12 22 comments
Just for laughs...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Oct 11 Oct 11 11 comment
This question showed up in a writers' group: "Tropes vs cliches; When does the first become the second? I ask because I am starting my book, which is a horror/western with what I think is a classic western trope, the drifter coming ...
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evidentialist 8 NM Oct 11 Oct 11 11 comment
I posted this a long time ago in the Poet's Corner group. I don't know if anybody remembers it, but I ran across it again and still like it. Salvation I am nine years old again. Suppressing peals of mirth in the dour church as the ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Oct 9 Oct 9 33 comments
On many a winter’s night from my vantage point I have stood in places where the only light came from the night sky. Starlight and Moonlight in it’s various phases waxing and waning. I have seen that same night sky from mountain tops and upon the...
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DonaldHRoberts 7 Canada Oct 9 Oct 9 22 comments
Woodcutting The diffuse day, the overhang of ashen sky, the feel of the axe handle, the smoothness, the weight; the raptor blade which whistles down the air to strike its oblivious prey; the mute and moveless witness of the tall trees, ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Oct 3 Oct 3 22 comments
Welcome to my slightly twist, bend, overinitialized imagination [drive.google.com] enjoy
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DonaldHRoberts 7 Canada Oct 3 Oct 3 22 comments
New Story [whistledownthewinddotorg1.wordpress.com] Youtube
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Lincoln55 8 MI Oct 2 Oct 2 22 comments
Found this old, not particularly good, poem about the kids I grew up with dying or committing suicide. It seemed like way too many for the size of the town. Anyway, I found it interesting. The Potter's Field "...and he departed, and went and ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Oct 1 Oct 1 22 comments
An attempt to write a story of the feminine experience. [whistledownthewinddotorg1.wordpress.com] Youtube
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Lincoln55 8 MI Sep 30 Sep 30 22 comments
Live your life to the fullest, I say. If you don't, you not only cheat yourself, but those whose path you have shared for a moment along your way. -------------------------- . Cuando perdemos nuestra juventud mental, perdemos todo y la...
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evidentialist 8 NM Sep 28 Sep 28 11 comment
BOO A Q. J. ROUGE MYSTERY BY Donald Harry Roberts It’s funny how things come back on you. Maybe its was the glitter of a costume studded with sapphire glass beads that reminded me of Anita Belfort and her sapphire blue eyes, even though it had ...
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DonaldHRoberts 7 Canada Sep 28 Sep 28 11 comment
Black Lake for John Frazier The boat glides across the black lake a lantern in the bow the lantern drawing insects the insects drawing bats from the night sky, swooping down from nowhere. The insects also draw from the dark water a ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Sep 27 Sep 27 22 comments
ODE TO OLD I’M A LITTLE DEEF I GOTS NO TEEF MY JOINTS ARE STIFF MY ARMS IS HARD TO LIF. I CAN SEE GOOD’NUFF BUT I CAN’T SNUFF MY SKIN IS THIN SEPTIN WHERE THE CALUS CLINGS I CAN’T CAWF WITHOUT LEAKING I CAN’T LEAN WITHOUT STINKIN...
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DonaldHRoberts 7 Canada Sep 22 Sep 22 33 comments
1908 was the year my house was built. The first owner, a carpenter, built it himself and carved the newel post by hand. The lights were gas, the floors yellow pine. His two small daughters scribbled on the plaster walls before the paper ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Sep 22 Sep 22 22 comments
I realize this isn't writing related, but I'm tickled. Kids brought me a puppy today. Her name is Mars. She was left on the side of the road with the rest of a litter. Animal Rescue picked them up. Kids went by the shelter and adopted her for me. ...
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evidentialist 8 NM Sep 21 Sep 21 33 comments
I accost you with yet another. Will the punishment ever end? Anopholes Gambiae [justtheothersideofreality.home.blog]
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evidentialist 8 NM Sep 19 Sep 19 11 comment
Feeling overly generous tonight. Here's another free read for you. Sleep, Mr. Teasdale. Sleep. [justtheothersideofreality.home.blog]
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evidentialist 8 NM Sep 18 Sep 18 22 comments
Free read night no. 1 [justtheothersideofreality.home.blog] A TOWI in Time
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evidentialist 8 NM Sep 18 Sep 18 11 comment
Men and Roads A stretch of U.S. 50 from Athens to Chillicothe, twisted, turned, rose, fell, shielded by pines, moved me westward into the first arms that held my grief-stricken soul, showed me love and joy, ultimately not quite enough of ...
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ProudMerrie 8 WV Sep 17 Sep 17 44 comments
Cul-de-Sac Why look for reasons when there are none? Our head holds voices from the past, images and sounds coded into nerve pulses, tingles of electricity: my father reading aloud, my mother’s wordless comfort, the old house with the ...
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Tomfoolery33 9 WV Sep 17 Sep 17 22 comments
Something I found today.... Nature Reveals Our physical world, respect and explore, Where water meets land; a beautiful shore. Mountains we conquer, look down in awe, If you're an artist, make sure you draw. Nature exciting, adventurously ...
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Lilac-Jade 8 Canada Sep 15 Sep 15 11 comment
New free read available on my WordPress site, Just the other side of reality. A Uniform Shade of Red [justtheothersideofreality.home.blog]
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evidentialist 8 NM Sep 15 Sep 15 11 comment


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