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Jacob and Rachel: The Prequel

Here is the promised prequel to the earlier “Jacob and Rachel” post. Rachel Thompson knew it was over.  Not that there was ever really anything to be “over,” in that way.  They knew, both of them did, that it was … Continue reading

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About “Jacob and Rachel”

I’ve been blogging for a long time now.  Many years.  Yet there are still aspects of the game that remain mysterious to me.  Here is one:  I posted a story here back in August that I titled “Jacob and Rachel.”  … Continue reading

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The Last Day of Summer

We’ve been in school now for two weeks, but by the stars it’s still summer.  And what I know by now, having lived a few summers myself, us this: the last days of summer are the best ones.  The skies … Continue reading

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The Last Day of Summer

We’ve been in school now for two weeks, but by the stars it’s still summer.  And what I know by now, having lived a few summers myself, us this: the last days of summer are the best ones.  The skies … Continue reading

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It is Always August

It is always August. If time would stop, it would stand still Under the dog star. Winter lingers, but all of that season is labor Boots, gloves, scarves and coats Off and on, on and off Snow shovels and firewood … Continue reading

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Jacob and Rachel

She heard the knock at her door and went to the front window and parted the curtain just an inch and looked out onto the front porch and saw him standing there.  He stood with his back to the late … Continue reading

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Jacob and Rachel

She heard the knock at her door and went to the front window and parted the curtain just an inch and looked out onto the front porch and saw him standing there.  He stood with his back to the late … Continue reading

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WE SHOULD GO DANCING

morning poem, september 26, 2015 Posted on September 26, 2015 by labeak52 . WE SHOULD GO DANCING . I put on Sam Cooke and my feet move I don’t even have to think about it. (She was only sixteen. . . ) There is time … Continue reading

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evening poem, july 5, 2022

If I could choose one day of my childhood To live again It would be one of these long days of summer That never seem to end I’d stay outside till the sky finally turned pastel Then to my bed … Continue reading

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The night before I was watching the weather radar every hour.  Long lines of green crawling up from the south; bad news for us.  We wanted to float the Big Coal River in the morning.  My son and I communicated … Continue reading

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