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The Night Caught Fire: Chapter 8

Chapter 8 …So off we went to the house of light with its one luminous eye and its wide, ever widening smile.  And though its mouth and teeth were pleasant enough, still, something ominous hung from its steeple.  “Like a … Continue reading

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The Night Caught Fire: Chapter 7

Chapter 7 I awoke once more to sand in my hair and dreams in my head.  Must’ve slept on a rock, I said to no one but myself, for the back of my head aches so.  And as I lifted … Continue reading

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The Night Caught Fire: Chapter 6

Chapter 6 Mind… the raft was ample for my newly diminished stature (How one keeps shrinking here, I remarked to myself), and appeared to be a great circular ring of white.  Strange, I said to myself. I don’t remember taking … Continue reading

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The Night Caught Fire: Chapter 5

Chapter 5 I reached for the doorknob (in the customary way), but found that somehow it was eluding my grasp.  “Come then,” I said of the doorknob.  “Lie still so I might grasp you.”  But the doorknob would do nothing … Continue reading

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The Night Caught Fire: Chapter 4

Chapter 4 I awoke (if you’ll allow me) on the floor.  Same home, same room, same sameness as before.  And within moments of my eyelids pealing open to welcome the light of day, I heard the all too familiar whistle … Continue reading

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The Night Caught Fire: Chapter 3

Chapter 3 “My, how you step!” I head a voice near me cry out.  “It’s enough to call a rhinoceros!” “Excuse me,” I said to the nothing all around me….  But wait.  It was not nothing.  And as my eyes … Continue reading

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The Night Caught Fire: Chapter 2

Chapter 2 The sun’s first light broke with a yawn and stretch, and I found myself sitting on the edge of my bed… and leaning on my knees.  The sleep had already been chased from my eyes, and the bits … Continue reading

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The Night Caught Fire: Chapter 1

Chapter 1 The night caught fire. It burned with an engulfing brilliance.  The reds and yellows licked the sides of the building – lavishing on its exterior heat and sweat and flame.  And as sparks flew upward toward the midnight … Continue reading

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Upcoming Release – a million little gods: the clearwater chronicles

Hey all – Just a quick note to let you know that my new book, a million little gods: the clearwater chronicles, will be release this Labor Day Weekend (Thursday 8/29/13) on Kindle.  It will be free all weekend (8/29/13-9/2/13), … Continue reading

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A Couple of Poems…

Life is but a Whisper Life is but a whisper And time is but a tree Reaching toward heavens And stretching toward sea ~~~~~ Windows Rain trickles down your face as the beads begin to bleed Water runs then pools … Continue reading

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