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Le petit coin de l'office (un roman)
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Le petit coin de l'office d'Anselme Wilson devient un endroit pour le dialogue et finalement pour l'amour..  
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Re: Bird
by James I. Harris
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~~~ Re: Bird ~~~

The bird to 'stuffin' must be as an art
different as suggested ~ is a fine start.

Cook a 'Happy Bird' ~ I do set in mind
filled with love and stuffing of kind.

Serve your loved ones with charming delight
blessing the 'bird' ~ that came out just right.

So in with the bread & dried~hard~mix
adding rum to lighten its texture with kicks.

Add sage aplenty with eggs, spice & seasons
placed in its pan ~ with determined reasons.

Baste it with honey, mustard and sprays of rum
as you smile & laugh ~ you're starting to hum.

Uncover the bird and pour on 'straight~grain'
saturating the surface and gravy terrain.

Roast it for hours ~ according to weight
smacking~good~tasting is upon your plate.

If for some reason ~ it isn't 'just right' ~
it won't matter ~ you'll be plastered tonight!


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Reviewed by Julie Diaz
Rather creative... Great!
I don't think I will ever eat a turkey dinner the way I use to...
WOW that poor ol' bird...
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik
god, James.. this is brilliant! I can just see everyone on the floor laughing like mad! while everyone SUCKS on the poor birds "parts" (giggle).. wonderful write! katy.
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Fourteen Pieces of Gold by Charlene Tess

A short story of mine was included in an anthology of short fiction by fourteen of Port Town Publishing Company's authors. It is out of print and no longer available except as a do..  
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