…Write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.
October 11, 2012

Hexagonal Hen

October 11, 2012

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  ~ Josephine ~ A tall, slender woman leans over the sink, peering out the window into the backyard. She watches her sister, Rose, who is meandering through the garden. Josephine Groff snaps around to face her husband. She was formerly a Horner and is the only married sister of three. As Mrs. Jo Groff […]

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The Jackson Plan

October 5, 2011

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1. At the Penn Box Company, Elizabeth Jane worked with Gerome, who recently resolved to ask her out. Gerome was a mama’s-boy in most aspects but one of his dearest loves precluded him from fulfilling the title honestly. Gerome loved a few things well and of those things only half were dependable, having withstood the […]

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The Indigo V.

September 8, 2011

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Chapter 5 CYANNE Cyanne begrudgingly woke up early to shower and fix her hair. It was then that it struck, with the hot stream of water running quickly over her head, a glorious existential crisis of her own. Life is short and fleeting. Even the water flowed with extreme urgency. Her life, like the water, […]

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Echo

August 3, 2011

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Alternate Titles: Scent Memory The Familiar and Forgotten The Echo of the Familiar and Forgotten At The King’s Oaks Again Unlike some of my kin I have the reputation for being shrewd and ambitious. My brother, who, with little ambition, moved through a succession of low-paying administrative jobs in public schools, never shared my drive. […]

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The Indigo I. and II.

August 3, 2011

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Chapter 1 BILL A week ago Bill flew from New York to North Carolina. It had been one of the longest weeks of his life and concerned entirely with death. Since arriving a self-proclaimed superhero vigilante in a cloud of dust and suited in an over-long black jacket, the likeness of a cape, he had […]

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