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Postcard from Chinguashi

Joey Mottolli began drinking seriously in Vietnam in 1967.  After he was discharged, he told people at O’Neal’s it quieted the static in his hea...

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Crystal City Chills

It all began around four days ago. Anyone working in US Department of Labor, US Marshals Service or the EPA offices were all evacuated by an unknow...

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Super Soul Sister

Who can see in the dark?Night belongs to the ears.The phone rang.“Don’t flatter yourself.”“Chief Larsson.”“And why not?”...

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The Hotel Welcome Book

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Cutter

The first cut was never the deepest.  No matter what the song said.The fist cuts were shallow.Exploratory.Just below the surface.Nothing more th...

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Bad Judgment

“What price are we talking about here?” Snowy said to the man dressed in the Armani suit sitting across the table from him. The roadside café was pac...

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Family Home

Mum wiped the blood from granddad’s mouth.“Emma, grab me more tissues, will you?” she said.I looked at granddad’s sad, tired face as I wheeled over h...

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Grandma's Room

We never slept in here without Grandma, and since she died we did not want to sleep in here now, but Mama said the bed in the other room is too littl...

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About me

This is me: home-writer, book-reader, dog-lover and occasional poet. I make this website to share my and my friends texts with You, dear Reader. Please: read carefully, don't be scary, upgrade your mood and be king and leave your comment. :)