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The Longest Night

I felt the pillow hit my head. “YES!” The voice in my mind exclaimed.  I don’t take sleeping medicine.  But I did tonight.  I lay in bed thinking “I’ll finally get the sleep my body wants, silly body.”  And oblivion … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

I come here to think of you.  I know you are not here, but I remember when you were, so I come here for that chance that you’ll be there and remember me. There are a thousand words to say, … Continue reading

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When There’s Nothing to Say

Sometimes there are no words to say, and sometimes there are too many words to say, and usually when that happens, either one … or both, then there’s nothing to say. In my writing I’ve been practicing transitions.  Often times … Continue reading

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The One Picked On

Once upon a time, so many years ago it’s sometimes easier to forget than it is to remember.  There was a boy.  For the purpose of this story, I’ll call him… me. I was early in the Air Force, and, … Continue reading

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Deep Thoughts at 2am

The first night you stay up until 2am, you might find that your thoughts change, whatever type of person you are when fully rested and awake doesn’t apply to this time so deep beyond the witching hour. With a modern literal … Continue reading

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Poetry of the Night

The soft sound of children laughing echoes through the halls, and I can’t help but smile, when the little footsteps fall. “I can’t rhyme!” I cried to the girls, in mock anxiety, “It always comes out wrong!” I’ll show you: … Continue reading

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Danger, Don’t Swim

As I’ve mentioned before, I have nightly discussions with the children before I send them to bed, each child needs those quiet five minutes with just the two of us to discuss the great mysteries of life.  Sometimes we talk … Continue reading

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Knock on Wood

There are things you shouldn’t say, thinks you shouldn’t talk about, write about, or even think about… because once you do, once you travel down that plane of thought, it’s already too late.  And that’s how it all began. The … Continue reading

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Out With the Old, In With the Same Old

I remember when 2014 left, I couldn’t wait to see it go, but now that 2015 is leaving… it’s kind of a dull ache and I hope that 2016 has more in store, but I’m not sure I have a … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful For

I have wonderful Children, and for this Thanksgiving they made a list. Sparkling Apple Cider Turkey Rolls Cranberry Sauce Deviled Eggs Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Pie Olives Stuffing Mashed Potatoes Celery with cream cheese Sauteed Green Beans Eggnog Crackers and Cheese … Continue reading

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