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· Right To Remain Silent

· Ducking Out

· Blue's Singer AKA Roadkill Heart

· My Secret Obsession Erotic Lesbian Stories, Volume II

· My Secret Obsession Erotic Lesbian Stories, Volume I

Short Stories
· Burning Cotton

· The World According to Bruno, The Shepherd

· Spider

· Kat. The Texas Cyclone.

· The Texas Tornado

· An excerpt from, Running Through The Hills

· An excerpt from, My Liza

· An excerpt from, The Dull Surprise

· An excerpt from, The Disappearance (#5)

· The Blues Singer (#1)

· Blue Sleighty on Recycling

· Blue Podcast Take 9,273,432

· Please Help Blue Sleighty

· For The College Girls

· Motherhood

· A List of ĒLikesĒ

· Game Over

· An Eternal Flame


· A Hundred Dollars

· Calling In a Favor


· Kit

· Topsy Turvy


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by Blue Sleighty
Monday, March 27, 2006
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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A poem about my life



I came from a place on the wrong side of the tracks

Home was a bad place to be



A river of chemicals

I planned my escape



At fifteen, I left home

Dodging angry fists from a raging father

Tears from my mother knowing well I had to go

Bruises on her strategically placed

Easily hidden from plain sight

Afraid to leave her but afraid to stay

I had to run away or lose the fight



I learned how to do it well

Swallowing fear tastes like metal

Never giving up on my dreams

Striving to be the best version of me

Learning from mistakes

Working after hearing the school house bell


I knew not the path to take, and it led me straight to hell

Iíve seen a lot of sights on the highway

Iíve stopped in at places I shouldnít have

Iíve had the strength to leave bad things behind

I am not blind

Iíve gone from nothing to something

I found my way out and success came after I fell



Doesnít come easily

But when it does it is immortal

To the very depths of my soul

Never ready to see it leave me

When it is taken away

True love must be let go of freely


Harsh judgement I receive in huge servings

Offered up from those that only THINK they know

Large wooden spoonfuls

I pretend to swallow

Spitting out the bitter offal

As I perceive it to be

Once the back is turned




Such satisfaction I never dreamed possible

To own oneís self and life

The small stuff- I donít sweat it

The advice is seldom as sage

Do not write it upon my page

I seek my wisdom from those that get it

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Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 3/2/2007
VEry well said! and felt!
YOU know STreet sense!
I can feel it and I know those feelings well!
If you haven't read "My Mom's Husband" about 32 or so down, if you have time Blue- read it... YOU will know more of who I am and where I REALLY came from, my sweet family member! Now! You are! and also " The Name DAD Should be Love" about 18 or so down. and ofcourse any of my Oldie but goodies!
I love your honest heart and honest writes!
YOur pen gathers no dust!
Stay POsitive1
Stay Happy
Stay Healthy!

WArm HuGs,Warrior Lady Sheeeoox
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/29/2006
Compellingly insightful sharing, Blue. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/27/2006
Interesting and inlightening story of your life and how you survive.


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Blue Sleighty

Blue's Singer AKA Roadkill Heart

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Ducking Out

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Right To Remain Silent

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My Secret Obsession Erotic Lesbian Stories, Volume II

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My Secret Obsession Erotic Lesbian Stories, Volume I

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  2. What's the Capital of Ignorance aka Dried
  3. Pecking Order: Doc Holliday's Top Chicken
  4. Part-Time Preachers and Hobby Horse Poets
  5. In the Dark
  6. Two Roses Become One
  7. Love's Tenderness
  8. Harley Rider She Rang the Church Bell
  9. A Gun Bullets and Religion's Powder Burn
  10. Green Grass
  11. Amish Table Flour and Vinegar Pie

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