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Where the Magic Lived – Writing 101 Day Twenty

Where the Magic Lived Fred knew. From the moment I plugged him in above the stove in front of that wall of windows so black at night, life would never be the same again. He lived all those years, a … Continue reading

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Today I Found… Writing 101 Day Thirteen

I Found Today… I found today I can look back at The people I let break my heart, those people I loved so dearly I find I can say Hmm isn’t this interesting Today they don’t matter Today I’m not … Continue reading

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Dear Monster – Writing 101 Day 14

Dear Monster, You’ve always been out there beyond the mists of where I could see You were the one that slowed traffic Hiding behind the crest of Del Mar Heights hill and Every wide sweeping curve of every highway Eyes … Continue reading

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I Made Brownies – Writing 101

I Made Brownies I made brownies with the Beatles playing in the background, Rubber Soul on Mom’s maple stereo. It was the upstairs apartment by Silverado and the hockey field of the Junior High we both went to. It was … Continue reading

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The Lanai Apartments 1963

Steve, the Manager’s assistant has turned off all the overhead lights just now and turned on floodlights that illuminate the big Tiki and the palm trees in the front, the swimming pool and all down the long parking driveway. The … Continue reading

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The Visitor

The Visitor In my world it’s the horses that come and go, the overnighters passing through from way out there to way over somewhere else, to the big show, to the rodeo, or from up in the cold north to … Continue reading

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Olivia

When Olivia died The clouds arranged themselves across the crown of the sky like Rosary beads We spent the afternoon together knowing it was time for her to go I sang only song I could remember Happy Trails When Olivia … Continue reading

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Where Do You Want to Go?

Where Do You Want to Go? Where do you want to go? A taste, a fragrance but mostly a song will take you there. Pachelbel’s Cannon in D is lovely for weddings, tributes, spring afternoons with wine and friends, but … Continue reading

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Cue the Strings

Cue the Strings If you could go back to a pivotal point, that moment before everything branched into different directions, according to string theory, and you sent a whole universe to be the YES to your NO…where would you go? … Continue reading

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