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Overtime: A Basketball Parable (Chapter 25)

    Here is chapter 25.  You can buy the book or look at the recent reviews by clicking here.   I’d really appreciate some comments, guys.  Lots of people are reading, nobody is saying anything. Help.   25.   … Continue reading

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Overtime: A Basketball Parable (Chapter 24)

Here is chapter 24.  To buy the book or take a look at the reviews so far, click here. 24. I remember every detail of the evening Sherry Johnson came back to me; every word of it.   It was late … Continue reading

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Overtime: A Basketball Parable (Chapter 23)

Here is chapter 23.  You can buy the book here. 23. Of course I had complete control over my practices. Even in 1979-80 there were almost no checks and balances in place where high-school sports were concerned. The gym was … Continue reading

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morning poem, october 2, 2015

.   from my window . on a grey afternoon thursday cars and pickups now and then a bus glide over new pavement leaving the city. a girl in a pink jacket waits on a corner she holds something in … Continue reading

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noonday post

The old man looked up into the rainy sky before he stepped out of the alcove and onto the sidewalk and jogged across the wet street and ducked into the cafeteria. His suit was dark wool and did not show … Continue reading

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morning poem, september 29, 2015

. Stop Time: A Prayer .   For those eight minutes with my guitar Before I have to leave for work Slow time down. This is when I hear the tones the clearest This is when my fingers respond to … Continue reading

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Overtime: A Basketball Parable (Chapter 19)

  19.     THIS EVENING, WITH THE MEMORY OF DELMAR SPARKS FRESH IN MY MIND, I await again the appearance of his fated son and the man who, in my opinion, was his undoing. I am unusually relaxed in … Continue reading

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Overtime: A Basketball Parable (Chapter 17)

‘ Faithful readers (and not so faithful readers), here is Chapter 17 of my new novel, Overtime: A Basketball Parable.  If you’ve been following this blog, you may be up to date on the story; if not, you might want … Continue reading

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Overtime: A Basketball Parable (Chapter 16)

  16.     In my over forty years of playing and coaching, there was only one game I hoped to lose. It was on December 19, 1969. We were in a holiday tournament and playing Marietta High, an Ohio … Continue reading

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Afternoon Poem, September 24, 2015

Write a poem Make something out of nothing Pull thought and emotion Right out of thin air And put it all in form.   Fix it so it flows and evokes And raises memory and desire.   Key it in … Continue reading

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