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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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· 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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  First Class Vacation
by Linda Alexander
Saturday, June 14, 2003


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Recent poems by Linda Alexander
•  Getting Older
•  The Way It Is
•  I Don't Know
•  Ms. Simile Skeltonics
•  Paved Street, III
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Take a porpoise on vacation. He'll see that you get to San Francisco.


 


Imagine a porpoise wallowing in the mud.


Mother calls him in for brunch.


She's serving a large platter of ham and turtle eggs.


The supermarket had a special on turtle eggs last week.


 


The porpoise eats heartily


Although it never really gets that far.


He left his heart, as the song sings, in San Francisco


And he hasn't had a chance to go back for it.


 


He learned a lot from that trip:


Mainly, that a trip is better than a fall


And a fall better than a winter.


There's no winter mud‑wallowing for hungry porpoises.


 


In the fall everything seems to brighten


Because, you see, a porpoise in the fall


Has no trouble wallowing his way


Into a delicious trip to San Francisco.




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Linda Alexander



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

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A Maverick Life: The Jack Kelly Story

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Reluctant Witness: Robert Taylor, Hollywood, & Communism

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The Unpromised Land

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Weekends In New England

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Until Next Time

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Dorothy From Kansas Meets the Wizard of X

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