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Only my third short story, Hexed is a very short glimpse into the intent of a woman who uses her natural abilities from beyond to gain her will. Please begin at the Prologue Update, I think this is becoming more of a Novella than a short story, Read More

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A work I wrote not too long ago describing what it means in a society filled with people who want to tear down the moral fiber of humanity into a steaming pile of cow dung, be the quintessential hero on your own merit. Read More

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September 21, 2020

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An essay I wrote recently of what I believe my "whiteness" has effected my life. Of course this essay is completely ironic in its title and its tone. Read More

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September 11, 2020

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Sometimes when you are thrown into a situation, you learn a lot. But there's more to this than that. Read More

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In this essay I try to answer the question why are we here? and what is meaning to everything? My analysis on what I perceive to be relative truths and meanings in life. Read More

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This essay I composed what I believed to be essential truths, not only in my life but it could be applied to another. I describe the premise behind what true freedom and liberty appear to be. Read More

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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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May 08, 2020

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A conversation about old troubles Read More

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Eulogy to a dog who became an unlikely best friend Read More
Indigenous Tsou writer Faisu Mukunana's memory of building a house with her father and brothers This excerpt is from her book Dear Ak'i, Please Don't Be Upset(translated by Dr. Tsao Yao-Chung) Oil Painting by Ling Chen Read More

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April 24, 2020

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passion and perspective Read More

#hmmm

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Earl Jackson's memory of his childhood is a mirror of the questionable social issues and politics of America. Photo in courtesy of Kat J Read More
After several weeks of the passing of her beloved, Ginny Jaramillo wrote to him about the beauty of wilderness they had shared. Cover photo in courtesy of Harold Litwiler Read More

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March 28, 2020

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The gift of a twiggy tree gave me years of pleasure. Read More

#birds, #tree

Essay / Memoir

March 17, 2020

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Happy with pollen to boost immunity. Read More

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I’m open to the level of many beliefs and will meet most people at the center. But, I believe spiritual experiences are above the critical illness. This person is close to the transformation from a physical being into a spiritual being. Some are departing from a very painful vehicle, wither… Read More
Criminal behavior, mental illness, social division, and equal rights develop from social forces that should strengthen people but don’t. Hierarchies that control the economic system is basically responsible for the crime, family division, and mental disorders. They are large on material and psychic suffering. Read More

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There's a quote I read recently attributed to Dan Aykroyd that goes something like this: You do not need a therapist if you own a motorcycle, any kind of motorcycle. And this got me to thinking, what is it about riding a motorcycle that think is so great? Read More

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January 02, 2020

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Quick description of my daughter and a flash of my life Read More
Indigenous Tsou writer Faisu Mukunana from Taiwan writes about the transition of rule when she was a little girl. Image by Bernard Gagnon. This excerpt is from her book Dear Ak'i, Please Don't Be Upset(translated by Dr. Tsao Yao-Chung) Read More

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I have impefections. I have scars. And I had a bump on my arm. Read More

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Ethiopia has created a record for the number of trees planted in a day. Read More

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A news report didn't quite have the facts right. Read More

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This is a memoir essay I had to write for class. Read More

Essay / Memoir

May 30, 2019

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Back in the day, I took weather records, thirty years' worth. Read More

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May 26, 2019

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autobiographical summary, essay 2 of 2 Read More

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my most noticeable characteristic, my health history, which is unusual Read More

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May 09, 2019

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'Jack & I' is about the memories I share with an angel named Jack. Read More

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This short but true story tells how an accidental brief encounter with a man named Mohammed caused a jaded business man to rethink some of the priorities in life. Read More

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a tribute to my brother, a war hero and patriot. Read More

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This is a Biography of sorts about the late Hip Hop artist Jahseh Onfroy (AKA XXXTentacion) I don't usually write stuff so go easy on me. Read More

Essay / Memoir

November 25, 2018

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Essay / Memoir

October 14, 2018

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An essay about Jacaranda trees and the feelings they invoke. Read More

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August 31, 2018

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A memoir assignment I wrote for class about being hit by a car. Read More

#hurt, #crash

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July 05, 2018

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The old abandoned lighthouse way out at lonely Oyster Shell Point hides secrets in shadows that whisper prophecy at ebb tide.... Read More
In this entry in my "Introspective Series", we are going to look one of my most talked about poetry pieces that I consider to be a "hidden" masterpiece and one that strikes close to many readers. Read More

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April 24, 2018

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I never told you why I quit being a Police Officer. Not the whole story, anyway. Not until now. Read More