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The Food Contrarian
by Tuchy (Carl) Palmieri

”The Food Contrarian” Quotes for people recovering from or dealing with eating issues. The 12 step movements are filled with proverbs, sayings and slogans that combin..  
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The Oath
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A pledge of undying loyalty, with a twist. First published February 2003 in The Illuminata.

The Oath
by Bret Funk


When lightnings flash and thunder booms,
When bandaged mummies flee their tombs,
And Pharoah’s Curse descends on you,
You will not stand alone.

If wizards dressed in midnight robes,
Chant mystic spells from ancient tomes,
Or monsters call your closet home,
You will not stand alone.

Should Odin call for Ragnarok,
Or monsters spring up from the loch,
And all the others run from shock,
You will not stand alone.

Against dragon fire and orcish horde,
Against axe or spear or bow or sword,
Or when Charon beckons you to board,
You will not stand alone.

To fight the Gods with you I’ve sworn,
And threats both man and magic born,
But just once should you a woman scorn,
Then, friend, you’re on your own!
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Reviewed by William J. Cryer (Reader) 12/14/2003
Ha! Ha! That is so perceptive. And excellent advice for all generations.
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya 10/22/2003
Interesting write!!!
Reviewed by Cathy Montgomery (Reader) 10/20/2003
Couldn't help but chuckle at the last two lines...
Nothing much can withstand that!
Enjoyed this and the unexpected ending, definitely!
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Fire of God by J. Kelly

A ring of incredible power, a once noble crusade turned sour, and a supernatural storm that could change the heavens forever: J. M. Kelly's Fire of God takes a unique and exciting..  
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