Daily Quote

Daily Quote

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. Pablo Picasso I’ve read this in several books – it’s not always attributed to Picasso. If you watch kids, maybe up to age 10 or 12, they aren’t all that self-conscious...
Charlie

Charlie

Charlie was the unloved love-child of the beautiful flame-haired Alice Anderson and the wild and stubborn James Johnston. Alice was tall and willowy and full of gentle grace. The oldest of 6, auburn-haired and softly freckled, she could have had any boy, and there...
Niagara

Niagara

The line where the water, the river, disappears is like the very edge of the world. Now, at this moment in time, I absolutely understand the fear felt by sailors from earlier ages, I know there is an “edge” to the world. It is possible to drop off into oblivion, and...
Rain

Rain

Rain. How perfect Considering how I feel, I mean not that the new-mown hay is spoiling Rain. How perfect if I could, I would run naked in it and wash away the troubles so I could love tomorrow like I thought I’d loved...

Wind

A storm blows in off of the water the wind is a constant presence here sighing, whispering, crooning, moaning, shrieking, howling, like some imminent freight train or a lost, forgotten soul all the trees up here lean to the east slightly twisted, shaped and bent as if...
Nano Novel #1

Nano Novel #1

Lately, at the edge of sleep, I’ve been having these almost-lucid-dreaming thoughts. Short, and I mean really short, stories come to mind, tiny vignettes – nano novels… I’ve decided to commit them to memory – or at least the Note app on...

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