Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Power of Words

Kevin sat at his desk, grading the essays that his students had written that day. While he loved teaching, there were days and times when he hated his students. Maybe not hated. But greatly disliked. Today was one of them. … Continue reading

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Dreams of Glory

“Look. Let’s get real here.” Jackson stepped out from the baby grand piano. “Do you really want to do well in the competition, or not?” Twenty pairs of feet shuffled nervously. Someone giggled softly. Several people cleared their throats as … Continue reading

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Changing the Bed

Mindlessly, I pulled the pillows off the bed Thinking about what my husband had just said About feeling adrift in a world gone mad Fighting over things that folks once had had Pillowcases not so gently tossed aside, My mind … Continue reading

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The Learned One

“You must be watchful,” Jimere said. His long, gray hair fell over his shoulders as he stood. “The Spirits love to surprise. Especially that one, Elodia.” With a trembling right hand, he pointed to a small potted plant near the … Continue reading

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