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Life’s Low Blows

 I yell at my God, “Am I not strong enough?”  A year ago, I held the world by successful dreams I’d once thought impossible. I’d opened the oyster and, thought for the first time ever, I finally plucked a pearl. I had made my dream publications. A piece I wrote had gotten picked up by every publication I’d admired. It…

White Pants

I never buy new clothes. I have this theory: Clothing manufacturers make too many clothes and I can buy them at a discounted price by shopping second-hand. A lot of times I catch what I feel like is a real bargain. Some people apparently don’t even wear their clothes before taking them to the thrift shop. I can buy second…

Rosaries Hang Over A Machete

She comes to you with a kaleidoscope filled with multi-colored worries. Blood red drenched massacre overrides love. Orange, yellow sun covered evening as people shed clear tears. Blue sadness pours over the summer of 2016. Green mountains hide her away. Lush coverage she traveled back into, unaware of what happened. She knew something had happened. Her best friend handed his…

The Hot Humid Hunt

It’s not very often you see the boy behind the man. As age passes each day, the newness wears a bit thinner. The mysteries are no longer mysterious. Excitement is rare as nothing is new and exciting. The wheels in the day to day cog begins to flake with rust. The muscles in the back ache, and gray hairs begin…

Blessed Be

Vacation was pretty picture perfect. And on the day after I wrote my last post, I saw this in my Facebook news feed. Even on Fakebook, a message will come exactly when it is needed. And I needed a major reminder before I entered full breakdown crying in the floor mode, which I tend to do. Mainly I reserve my…

Charleston Dreamin’

Vacation time is almost here. And I am excited, nervous, and filled with the anticipation which I can only liken to Christmas Eve. South Carolina has been my home away from home since I was five years old. Myrtle Beach holds as many memories for me as it does grains of sand scattered through it’s landscape. After a few disappointing…

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