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A FINE YOUNG MAN

Free Kindle Download for a limited time! The good always die young. Ten-year-old Roy Brown hears this after his sixteen-year-old brother Billy, the Eagle’s star basketball player, is killed in a wreck before the annual rival game against the Tigers. … Continue reading

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IN MEMORY OF

              FREE KINDLE DOWNLOAD ENDS TODAY! In a place nobody goes, outside the cemetery fence, is a blank slab with no “In Memory Of.” Legend says it’s a symbol of unrequited love. Thomas loves … Continue reading

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IN MEMORY OF

Free Kindle Download for a limited time! In a place nobody goes, outside the cemetery fence, is a blank slab with no “In Memory Of.” Legend says it’s a symbol of unrequited love. Thomas loves Esther, but she isn’t accepted … Continue reading

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UNCERTAINTY

              VALIDATION FOR MOURNING I won’t cry When you die. Won’t say goodbye, Blink an eye. I won’t comply To another lie; Quietly stand by, Barely scrape by. I won’t deny, Or blindly defy, … Continue reading

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Book Review

A Slice of Alabama Life Format: Kindle Edition The author takes you back to rural Alabama in the 1950s. It is a coming-of-age story set in the decade of Gunsmoke, Bugs Bunny, Patsy Cline and Elvis. A tale of two … Continue reading

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In a place Nobody goes Is a grave Nobody knows With no ‘In Memory Of.’ A blank slab Weathered and gray People blab About today With no ‘In Memory Of.’ Unsaved souls Disintegrate Inside holes Outside the gate With no … Continue reading

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SHOULD HAVE

Should have ignored, Scrolled on by; Waved the sword, Voiced my reply. Tensions escalated, agitated, Muddied the bleakness; Flustered and aggravated, I sensed weakness. Rhetorical, regurgitated rhetoric, Blatant corruption, lies Sanctified what’s degenerate; Helped me realize. Resist the bait; Turns … Continue reading

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SECOND BLESSING

Mildred doesn’t think she’s holier-than-thou; she knows it. Her Second Blessing confirms it. Francis Paul Day, an ex-junkie, is this year’s revival speaker. Mildred knows it will be a disaster. And to make matters worse, he has the same name … Continue reading

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Ends Soon!

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99 cent Kindle Countdown Deal ends soon! THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ME My life’s unedited, A symphony uncomposed; Words without pages, Chords missing notes. Weak character development, Rambling unresolved plots; Predictable stagnant clichés, Riddled with flaws. Lip-syncing…

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BREAKING OUT

Chasing after something I’ll never find; Each moment rushing, Wrecking my mind. Overwhelmed by doing, Steadily whittling away, Too much pursing, Breaking out today. Unwinding and unplugging, Only pampering me; Ignoring what’s bugging Going be carefree. Taking a walk Without … Continue reading

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