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Seasons of Love

 When winter winds roar through the trees And snows softly fall upon the ground, I’ll think of you. When spring rains dance in patchy puddles And flouncy flowers fluff in color bursts, I’ll think of you. When summer sun beats … Continue reading

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The Best Day

Sometimes writing prompts speak to me, giving me ideas of what to write about, but recently I read one which really has me in a quandary. Of all the days in my life, which one is the best? I’ve been … Continue reading

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Bringing Christmas Home

Stan Ellis stuffed the last of his purchases into his camper shell.  Smiling proudly, he strode to the driver’s door, unlocked it, and climbed behind the wheel.  The engine started immediately, and so after giving it an extra shot of … Continue reading

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Dinner Talk

By the time Stan Ellis was finished mucking out the stalls, his seventeen-year-old body was exhausted. After a full day at school followed by band practice, it was a lot of work. He made himself a peanut butter and jelly … Continue reading

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Not Just a Story

My mom seldom talked about her past, but when she did, her stories were riveting. She was born a child of poverty, the second oldest amongst a passel of children. Her mother, my grandmother, grew different kinds of herbs, vegetables … Continue reading

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One Million Reasons

One reason is all I needed to love you. One simple reason to give my heart to you And you gave it when you smiled, Your blue eyes sparkling and a smile Slowly expanding. I fell for you like a … Continue reading

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The Story of Our Love

  You appeared when I needed you most. I was searching for someone to love me, And there you were! Standing in the office with a smile on your face, Welcoming me, encouraging me, helping me Transition to a new … Continue reading

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