Author Archives: John Northcutt Young

About John Northcutt Young

I write. Remember making-up stories from spelling words in the fifth grade. A journalism degree followed. Thanks for looking.

DEARLY BELOVED

Once upon a time, before Obergefell v. Hodges, Donnie’s mother wants him to marry and give her grandchildren. “The patter of little feet will be like beating to my heart.” But Donnie is gay. The coming-out talk doesn’t help; his … Continue reading

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His family looked like a Norman Rockwell painting crumbling. From A FINE YOUNG MAN

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DUO: Two Novels

A KINDLE COUNTDOWN DEAL until June 3, 2017 Two coming out novels together: DEARLY BELOVED Donnie Lawrence, owner of Eternal Tranquil Chapel, is an over-the-top cliché. His mother moved into his lower Alabama waterfront home and keeps asking, “When are … Continue reading

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CYCLES

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Clouds drift in Throughout our days Thick and thin, Making a maze. ? Winter becomes Spring, Summer becomes Fall Life’s a ring Surrounding us all. ? After we’re gone All battles won We live on Through…

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Hope

Maybe we’ll see A better tomorrow; Setting us free Ending all sorrow.   No sacrificial lamb To prove love; No eternal damn Striking from above.   No spilt blood Fighting a foe. Joy will flood, Peace will flow.   Dreams … Continue reading

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Ends Soon

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Behind IN MEMORY OF

Society has buried those branded outcast in unmarked graves, at cross-roads, and outside the cemetery fence. Crossbones Graveyard is a famous, or infamous, example. IN MEMORY OF is my version of this cruel custom. It’s the story of an unmarked grave outside the cemetery fence closer … Continue reading

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