Tag Archives: Creative Writing

I got a writing problem, looking for a writing solution

I started working on, for lack of a better word, a new book a couple of months ago. It’s a work of fiction set in a small southern city that is experiencing growing pains while trying to maintain the old … Continue reading

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The Chicken Truck

This is one of the chicken trucks that travels past my neighborhood ten to twenty times a day to the processing plant. It is a flatbed tractor-trailer stacked deep and wide with chickens headed for the slaughterhouse and then to … Continue reading

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Finding our rhythm to dance too

“I’m trying to find a new rhythm in my life” – Fabian Cancellara Cycling, like any competitive sport, requires discipline and a plan. As a recreational cyclist, it is easy for me to look on, with envy, at that those men and women … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Acorns part II

Back in August I posted my acorn thoughts, reflections and predictions. Well here I sit, October 20th and we, as I thought we would, are being bombarded by acorns. Apparently, this is a big year for acorns not only in … Continue reading

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A Poem: The Pattern

I find myself in the same steps, simply a different day and time Only the temperature fluctuates as does the sunlight and the night I expect change, a new beginning with a different conclusion But the drab meets the monotonous, … Continue reading

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A Poem: Let the sun rest on my face

An early morning sky, A blue to match her eyes, With streaks of blond blowing gently, Through an autumn wind of old, Orange leaves except their fate, Finding refuge on the ground below, A rake will seal their destiny, In a pile … Continue reading

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A Short Story: Basketball Dreams

I pass this scene every Sunday as I drive to DuPont State Forest to ride my mountain bike, a basketball goal that appears to be growing among the trees and shrubs on an overgrown parcel of land. At this point in my … Continue reading

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