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Priorities and Charity by Yael Shahar
An excerpt from A Damaged Mirror..
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Prologue and Chapter 21: The Backgammon Game by Randi Fine
“Relationships don’t just happen. They take work.” I don’t know exactly where I heard that advice but the concept had stuck to my psyche like burs to a cotton sock. ..
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Read excerpt from pulp sales pulp sales by leigh leigh
I sell organic wines. This is my story...some of it...
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Purses by Connie Stevens
Like the previous story, "Shoes" I explore my different relationship with my mother and maternal grandmother. This is just a taste of some of their fancies and foibles and how I was shaped by them. Much like "Shoes" everyone has some memory of a purse and its owner somewhere in their lives. Pleas..
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Rabbit Every Tuesday - Prologue by Mark Whittaker
Prologue from my first novel "Rabbit Every Tuesday", an urban fable based on absolute truths. After this, things get pretty interesting.....
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Radio Days by Gary Stephens
Radio’s effect on me is unique—a feeling of home, warmth, connection over long distances—and the feeling is strongest at Christmas..
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Ragamuffin... by Susan Beck
A memory from childhood.....
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Raining Memories. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A teenage boy remembers his father, who died 1 year ago. This is his story...
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Reaching for the Moon by Lois Wauson
Clare was a little girl growing up in S. Texas in the 30's. As a child she was always fascinated by the moon ..
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Read excerpt from Red Desert Lillies Red Desert Lillies by Dan Waters
The fist time I saw a heroin user..
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Red Shoes by Wanda Harrell
© 2006, Wanda L. Harrell ..
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RedBud Blossom-Seeds of Family by KK Tales
Dreams do come TRUE if GOD's hand is guiding you. So do the right thing, LOVE HOPE & PRAY for what HE may bring...
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Rediscovery of self by Deborah Richards
LET'S GIVE THEM SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT..
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View Photo of Reflections. Read excerpt from Reflections. Reflections. by Gerard St. John
We deal in perceptions in all aspects of our lives. These are some examples from family, the military and the courtroom. As we say in Philadelphia, "It's a matter of attytood!"..
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Remembering for the Future by Jozef Imrich
Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can praise them, disagree with them, quote them, disb..
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Remembering Kaysa: Kaylee Beausoleil Writes ... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Kaylee Beausoleil of Nashville, Tennessee, reflects on her daughter who died almost two years ago and what is new in their lives since then...
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Remembering Mediterranean Vacations by Emile Tubiana
The Author remembers his Mediterranean Vacations when he was a teenager...
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Remembering Michael Jackson: A Memoir... by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Michael Jackson: dead today; he was only fifty years old. Too, too young! :(..
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Remembering Mortie: A Tribute (By Peter Haskell) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A young teenaged boy reflects on his father's brother (his uncle), who died at the sudden age of 36 due to heart problems. His uncle was mentally disabled...
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Remembering to remember… by Peter Oszmann
I don’t suppose that anyone with memories of tragic events, atrocities, or nightmares that intrudes into reality, chooses or wishes to remember. I certainly don’t. I would be much happier if I could forget them... ..
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Resent Letter to Ben, 9/1/08 by Alan Busch
A father discusses several life questions with his late son .....
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Resourceful Disassembly by Sandy Knauer
I doubt a stranger would have chosen any of these items from the house full of selections..
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Return Of My First by Tony Nerone
Another Story Of What If?..
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Return to a Southern County Fair Ground! by JE Thompson
Sometimes memories make you feel so good!..
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REVELATION of PROPHECY by NEILSON WILLIAMS
Spread the WORD..
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Richer than the Sum of My Skirt by Birdie Jaworski
I ponder my torn skirt, my son, my lifetime of hesitant choices...
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Rico, DeePee, Leaky and the “War Wagon” by Alex Drinkwater, Jr.
Otherwise know as "How I Spent the Summer of '65." (Pretty much a true story . . .)..
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Rides on waves...Moriyakisan by seriously dave
I cried while I wrote this. I began to think of the times that I had spent with Moriyakisan, and my eyes began to water something fierce! How can I write about Mori. That's what Lou, Greg, Eiko, Gene and I called him. lets see... How shall I write this? ..
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Rides on waves..My best friend Rick by seriously dave
what is a "real" friend anyway? is there such a thing anymore? This is not "the first chapter" in my book. I have about 40 stories finished and ready for scrutiny (if you will) and please...Please let me know what you think. My books title is "Rides on waves" with the sub title "under the wi..
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River of Memories: An Appalachian Boyhood - Table of Contents by David Thompson
Below is the Table of Contents...
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Robert Lax & The New Yorker Magazine by Morgan McFinn
Robert Lax was an accomplished and very talented writer whom I first met on the Greek island of Patmos in 1982. We remained friends for 17 years...
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Robin's Egg Blue by Jill ONeill
My daddy was as good a god fearing Christian man as there was in the neighborhood. He worked hard taking care of the family, my momma and me, as best as he knew how. It weren't his fault though that times weren't good; but he had the backbone enough to take in an orphan child, adopted..
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Roll Over, Beethoven! by Eva Pasco
A Baby Boomer out of joint from what's been rollin' down the pike since the Sixties faded.....
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Rolling Wheels by David Delaney
G'day all, yes it's been a while, I have been very busy with performances, writing my poetry & now working on 3 short memoirs, here is one for you all to read, the other 2 I won't post yet as I am entering them in a competition. I will also post one of my latest poems as well, I have been receiving ..
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Ronald Reagan...A Tribute by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny writes of the fortieth President, Ronald Reagan, who died last week from Alzheimer's disease...
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View Photo of Ronnie Read excerpt from Ronnie Ronnie by Gerard St. John
At 21-years of age, Ronnie was an outgoing, happy young lady in the seashore town of Margate, New Jersey. Then came her trip to Paris, and the shrine of her namesake saint, St. Veronica. There are no guarantees. ..
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Rooting for Number Two in the Scripps National Spelling Bee by Drake Lumina
Based loosely on real events...
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Running Away by Jack Roberts
I can clearly recall the summer day that my friend Bobby wanted me to come to his house to play. It wasn’t very often that I could go to Bobby’s house because it was outside of the boundaries that were in my neighborhood, layed down by my mother. These boundaries were for me to stay inside of and ..
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View Photo of Sam Clemente Read excerpt from Sam Clemente Sam Clemente by Gerard St. John
San Clemente, California was once an outstanding place for Marine Corps officers and Sam was one of the most memorable characters that I ever met...
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Sandy's Secret by Ann Baker
Childhood loves are forever as is the pain of inablity to help those we love the most. This excerpt is from a semi-autobiographical novel I avoided working on for many years because it was too painful. I dedicate this work to my beloved "Sandy" who will forever be in my heart as the child I knew so..
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Saturday Morning Jammies Session by Eva Pasco
My sister and I sprawled out on the carpet in our jammies... ..
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Saved By A Fireman! by Keith John Paul Horcasitas
Childhood Memories of growing up in Uptown New Orleans with siblings and parents, including a time of getting caught in the bathroom and being saved by a fireman...
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Say Hello To My Little Friend... by Jami woods
This is a piece out of my autobiography that I am working on. It goes back to a very turbulent time in my life when I did not know what to do or where to turn. I really wasn't even sure if I wanted to live or die. I was leaning towards death...
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Saying Goodbye To A Special Ambassador: Remembering Mattie J.T. Stepanek, aged 13 (By Johnny, aged 11) :( by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Johnny has just found out that young poet, Matthew (Mattie) Stepanek, has died. He was only a young teenager who has had to struggle his entire life with a very rare form of muscular dystrophy. He was only 13 years old...
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Saying Goodbye To Hammy. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A boy says goodbye to his pet hamster. He is obviously devasted about the loss of his pet...
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Read excerpt from Scenes From His Life Scenes From His Life by Lauren Roche
In memory of children who have died at the hands of their parents..
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Screwed.. by Rebecca Harris
Like A metal fastener going in straight. Are the people who take advantage of our hearts. ..
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View Photo of Sea World Redux Read excerpt from Sea World Redux Sea World Redux by Gerard St. John
A drive to San Diego's SeaWorld brings back memories of Thanksgiving Day, more than fifty years earlier...
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Self-titled Fairytale by niki croxson
This is a draft.. I think..
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Senior Moments by Eva Pasco
A class trip to New York during my senior year in high school.....
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