Category Archives: Writing

A Mother’s Plea

Originally posted on Copious Morsels of Everything:
“Africa has her mysteries and even a wise man cannot understand them. But a wise man respects them.” Miriam Makeba Mother Africa chronicles series Commiserate with another, I refuse to be the subject…

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It Is My Place

Originally posted on Diamonds in Dark Places:
“My dad will help you.” It was the second time in as many days that my two-year-old granddaughter had uttered this sentiment. “My dad will help.” Her dad, unfortunately, was in Hawaii vacationing…

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The Wound

Originally posted on Fantastical Murmurs:
One day she woke up and realized she wasn’t hurting as much as before. The wound was still there, but the pain duller, more of an ache that intensified at certain times. Like first thing…

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The Wishing Map (continued)

Note: To read the Preface and Prologue to The Wishing Map first, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter One: The Double Moon “Zachary Zinn rode like the wind on his faithful steed, El Furioso,” Zack narrated as he pedaled. Zachary … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map

Yesterday’s quote from my fantasy novel The Wishing Map was warmly responded to. And I’m currently in the throes of editing the novelization of my feature film Healing River (to my editor’s satisfaction, I pray). And so I’ve re-posted the … Continue reading

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Hole

Originally posted on The Stories In Between:
I wasn’t quite dead But you buried Me anyway It wasn’t much Of a ceremony But what Did I expect I wish this hole Was deeper Because I can still Hear your voice…

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Sometimes your eyes….

Originally posted on KiA's Notions😊:
Sometimes you confuse me too Sometimes there’s a fiery glint in your eyes Makes you look frightening Like you could be dangerous with a sword I feel like I should run To the ends…

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It Is To Laugh

Originally posted on Thoughts Along the Way:
Then our mouth was filled with laughter, and our tongue with shouts of joy; then it was said among the nations, “The LORD has done great things for them.”?- Psalms 126.2 The heat…

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The Upside to COVID-19 (for Writers Only)

Remember… “You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun.” ~Shaun Hick “When everything is wiped blank, it’s life’s way of forcing you to become acquainted with who you … Continue reading

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granted

Originally posted on ProlixMe:
You’ll roll your eyes at the mess of my hairbrush. I’ll curse when you forget to lower the toilet seat. One night, we’ll go to sleep still angry and upset. But in the morning, I’ll wake…

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