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When Gordy flees America and the War in Vietnam and takes a job as an English teacher in the Tokyo of the 1960s, he finds he gets a lot more than a mere hourly wage. [NOTE: My novel, "An American Love Song in Survival Japanese" has recently been published on… Read More

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"This is without a doubt the funniest story I've read in a decade. The entire Japanese female persona is laid bare here. Every bit true. Your sto..." Read More

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The life story of Kevin Markey Read More

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Two old fellows, reminiscing about old times. Read More
My misadventures. Read More

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The first of four books sharing a lifelong love affair. Based on the letters I found written to me by my husband during the Vietnam War in 1971. Read More

Featured Review by Jean Lagace

"Three months into your eighteenth and not even 6 months of dating. A bit young to get married. Hope this story will prove it worked out nicely i..." Read More

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This is the grim chronicles of a third shift cashier, customer service superhero, and a corporate doormat. *This tale takes place eight or nine years ago. I worked nights at The GasHole for two years, and it nearly broke me. I can't even imagine what those in the Customer Service… Read More

Chapter 10

Book / Memoir

June 30, 2020

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'The Connect' is my book to my readers. It is my most selfless book and most personal book I've ever written. A book full of many different scenarios that happen in our lives complimented with a touch of my own personal experiences to ensure that the reader can connect with… Read More

Chapter 62

Book / Memoir

June 30, 2020

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This book is about different types of people. I get into the psychological aspects of these people and why they make certain decisions. The reader may find that some people relate to themselves thereby allowing me to get personal with my readers. Read More

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(Part 4) It is finished Read More

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My friend has an aviary where he keeps canaries. The trouble is they're not free. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

June 26, 2020

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It's the first of the month and Levi is responsible for rent collections in the shabby apartment block which supports the distant lifestyle of its shabby owner. Shaking rent money out of people brings Levi into contact with lives that he otherwise wouldn't know about, and would probably rather not… Read More

Poem / Memoir

June 25, 2020

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i am a freelance writer , wanting to reach out to the world and share my thoughts Read More

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Crowds gathered, fists shook and placards waved, but did they know - or understand? Read More

Poem / Memoir

June 21, 2020

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Just another day in the new world. Read More

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I muse about the substance and creation of my art piece, Silver, Frozen Silence, and Blue. He is a tulpa and if anyone doesn't know what a tulpa is, please look it up. If anyone wants to see Blue, that's up to him. Read More

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(PART 2) Read More

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(PART 1) Who was Jade? Read More

Chapter 15

Book / Memoir

June 14, 2020

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Memoir of my teenage years in Hawaii, names changed for various reasons Read More

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Hotel Colibri, a luxurious establishment filled with peculiar occurances and rediculous situations. Let us look beyond the polished facade into the inner workings of the hotel. More specifically the work and misadventures of its employees. Read More

Book / Memoir

June 12, 2020

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A 14-year-old German girl goes to work for her great-uncle at his portrait studio during her summer break in the summer of 1937. Read More

Poem / Memoir

June 10, 2020

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A voice for George Floyd, for humanity. I hope this is never too much or too boring to talk. Read More
A short anecdote from my childhood Read More

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When you don't know where you came from, this shall be your beginning in a time hatching some fun and joy to begin refreshed. Thanks Read More

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Poem / Memoir

June 04, 2020

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Essay / Memoir

June 04, 2020

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Change is one of the constants, and we've had to adapt. Read More

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You've long seen yourself as an introverted-extrovert. Would you say that you like people? Is it difficult for you at time's to connect to people? Read More

Book / Memoir

June 03, 2020

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I guess I would like to give the world some sense of understanding of what it’s like to live and struggle with mental illness, addiction, abuse, sexual.. I don’t know how to name it. (It’s complicated). I guess partially unwilling promiscuity comes closest. If any of those aren’t your thing… Read More

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More of the same. Broken hearted love poem. Read More

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Watching Crew Dragon successful berthing at the ISS and laughing on Musk's “Trampoline is working” joke I remembered another events happening quarter of century ago: In June 1995 the Shuttle moored to the Mir Station and during 3 years 7 American missions to the Russian space station were accomplished. It… Read More

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During a storm, a young woman needed a lift to the hospital. Read More

#baby, #storm

Poem / Memoir

May 25, 2020

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These are a few written words from the family and friends on the day my brother passed. Words can't describe the unimaginable pain in my heart from losing my best friend and brother only one year ago. If anyone is going through this, these words may help. Read More

Book / Memoir

May 20, 2020

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In this captivating, humorous memoir, a son rises from abject poverty with a single parent Hispanic mother to become a lawyer. But gnawing at him throughout his life "like a simmering pot of water ready to boil" is not knowing his father. Finding Joe Adams is a biography that reads… Read More

Short Story / Memoir

May 20, 2020

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The tragic time of WWI, the Spanish flu and the Great Depression changed Skinner's outlook. Read More