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At Dawn, The Things That Mattered

At Dawn, The Things That Mattered Fog  rose off the pond like morning-after sighs regret barely noticeable in the mist. The false promise lay between them unspoken an...

Beware of Camaro

We were in the middle of nowhere. Well, I suppose if you had grown up on the Oregon coast you weren't exactly in the...

Folding Laundry

It's funny, the strange thoughts that come to mind when doing household chores. Usually for me, small moments pulled from memory will sift through...

Lighters, Key Chains, Lottery Tickets, Death, Epiphanies, and Other Impulse Items

He knew it was his turn. he was next, and he was going to have to step around the guy and around his feet...

The Nature of Whales by Kelli Perkins-Bauer

            My hair has seen every cultural flag known to man, been all over the colorful United States. Attached...

Small Crimes and Tiny Bits of Nothing 1

April is Poetry Month! Here is the first in a series of shorts. Today in the series is: Small Crimes and Tiny Bits of...

Standing Still At The Speed Of Life

April is Poetry Month, and here is another poem by Paul LeDuc Pretzer in the Word Slam section. Read and enjoy!

bit by bit

April is Poetry Month. Grab a cup of joe, glass of wine or a pint of your favorite brew, and kick back an enjoy...Let...

Post-Partum Blues

I am warning you: it will happen. You have just had your baby, and everything will fall apart.  Every movie you watch, every book you read, will make...

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