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Books
· I Am Mister Ed ... Allan 'Rocky' Lane Revealed

· A Maverick Life: The Jack Kelly Story

· Reluctant Witness: Robert Taylor, Hollywood, & Communism

· Weekends In New England

· Dorothy From Kansas Meets the Wizard of X

· The Unpromised Land

· Until Next Time


Short Stories
· Looking For Mr. Golfball

· How Taylor Hicks Made it Possible For Adam Lambert to Win American Idol

· In The Hands of the Law

· Reluctant Witness: Robert Taylor, Hollywood, and Communism

· Has He Made It Through The Rain?

· Voice In My Head

· New Orleans vs Irag?

· Diamonds vs Kisses . . . a Flippant Commentary on Women’s Lib

· To Speak Her Name: Margie Hart, Ace Stripper

· Birth Of An Activist


Articles
· From Queen of Me to Queen of Indy Music

· Guiding Light’s Joseph Breen Crazy Like A Fox - Dr. Will Jeffries

· Browne Has Big Plans After Departing Another World

· From General Hospital to American History X . . . and beyond

· Guiding Light’s Secretary, Wanda, Hails from Washington, DC Area

· The Adult Video Awards Show – 1990

· Dear John, Harry Groener Is No Nerd

· Handsome Jay Hammer of Guiding Light

· Two Originals Remain From the Herman’s Hermits

· Spotlight . . . on Michael Swan


Poetry
· I Don't Know

· Ms. Simile Skeltonics

· Getting Older

· Man in the Box

· The Younger Years

· Intoxication

· Music or Love?

· On The Radio

· Life Before

· My Mama

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· Reluctant Witness: Robert Taylor, Hollywood, & Communism: AD Top Books!

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· Biography - Reluctant Witness: Robert Taylor, Hollywood & Communism

· Robert Taylor Scholarship Announced!

· Award-Winning Photographer's Work to Grace Cover of New Book Set In Boston

· Linda Alexander Signs New Book Contract!

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by Linda Alexander
Saturday, May 17, 2003


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It's surprising how some of us find relief.


 


Come homeward, but walk slowly.


Your eyes see nothing but an untouchable blindness.


Your ears feel a soft breeze reaching for your feet.


You stumble and can't quite regain your stand.


Your knees glide along the ground, with a sad understanding.


 


You see a mirage‑‑isithome?‑‑looming ahead.


You try to move away . . . but can't.


It's after you, chasing you, ready to engulf you.


Gasping, you lean heavily on a tree‑‑besideitandbehindit‑‑


And hope you've won.


 


You haven't.


No one ever does.


The tree is unable to give support


And you're no longer able to support yourself.


 


Your story has finally ended


And somehow‑‑surprisesurprise‑‑you're grateful.




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