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this is the absurd albeit funny in a dry sort of way of my journey through life at 57 with multiple legal name changes. Read More
I went from diagnosis to surgery faster than you can say Carcinoma in Situ. I write with detail and humor about my journey. Read More
WEB OF LIVING IN A NONFICTION WORLD IS WHAT IT IS. IT'S MY LIFE IN MY WORLD! Read More
My hands resting at my sides with a smile as bright as the rising Sun on a Sunday morning. I’m pleased to admit to myself that I’m fulfilling more aspects of my life purpose here in this lifetime. I’m moving to Nashville, Tennessee. Read More

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The Veterans House

At her 18th birthday party, a mystery happens - her father is murdered! She is left with nothing and forced to leave the country to live with her friend in Alaska. After 10 years, she returns to seek vengeance but ends up falling in love with the son of her… Read More

Poem / Romance

September 22, 2021

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The Booksie Classic House

an old free verse poem about love, failure, relationships and confessions Read More
Sometimes deaths go unsolved. Sometimes they go unpunished. Sometimes the victims are forgotten. Here I try to recount some real life stories of people I knew that fell victim to crime. * For privacy, names have been changed** Read More
A short story from a broken broke boy! When started writing this short story we didn’t have a title for it but as I went along writing and started reading my own material we decided on the title. The story is interesting, we put a lot of time and effort… Read More
This article explains why my late mother was a better person than King Solomon. Read More
This story is about a H.E.R.A agent that finds herself taking up on medusa case. She had to find medusa for the gods. But the deeper she is the more she see’s something is wrong, there’s more to the story. As she uncovers the truth she helps and falls in… Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

For those not of the local citizenry, “Three” is a class II casino owned and operated by the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua & Siuslaw Indians. Tribal policy presently precludes me enjoying my own tribe’s casino, so if I want to gamble, I go visit my Coos cousins. Read More
An account of my first time taking shrooms with a girlfriend. All seems fine, that is, until nightfall comes... Read More

Featured Review by sneeding

"I really like this. My fav part was how you described your skin moving and being able to see how your body worked. Sorry about the breakup. That..." Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 06, 2020

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Comments: 3

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Written on a stack of homework Read More

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A concise compilation of techniques that can help you pump life into nonfiction short-story & lyric writing Read More

Featured Review by Celtic-Scribe63

"This was an invaluable read, concise and full of very useful information for writers of every level and calibre. I was surprised how many of th..." Read More

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After Miss Elsie died, what was left in the refrigerator? Read More

Book / Memoir

May 15, 2020

Get to know me and all of my intersecting identities. A lot of what I write is inspired by my own experiences and feelings, and the purpose of this book is to give you readers a sense of how my identities interact with my writing. I encourage comments and… Read More
Entered and won 3rd place in the Richmond, VA Peace Education Center's 2019 Essay Contest, Remembering 1619 and Restoring Justice Read More
Dedicated to Lyle Waggoner (1935-2020) who died on March 17, 2020. Read More
My mixed experience of using a flip phone in 2020. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Tears are a sign that something significant has happened. Tears are shed as a result of great joy or great sorrow, great pain and loss or great triumph. They come for more reasons than I have the ability to list but they never come for nothing. Read More
Some of us struggle with both vanity and insecurity. Let's hear what they have to say. WARNING: Christianity/God mentioned. Vain and insecure messages. If those things make you uncomfortable, this is probably not the story for you. Read More

Book / Non-Fiction

October 05, 2019

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Her mother cares only for money, her dad is no where to be seen, and she has been diagnosed with major depressive disorder with psychotic features. Will she let her struggles get the best of her or will she take matters into her own hands? Read More
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