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Why I Write

There have always been a lot of things in my head that never get said out loud. But I write them down. My friends think I’m a quiet person. 46 more words

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Life Changing

In my long lifetime I’ve been through many life changing events. An early one I recall was missing the school bus at age 6. I remember running after it yelling, but it went on without me. 28 more words

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Passive

My brain works in passive voice. Words fall onto the page in passive voice. I finish a first draft and spend the next 17 sweeps through it changing verbs. 31 more words

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The Winners

Were the winners in last night’s Emmy awards show your favorites? I was happy about some of the winners but disappointed about others. The most thrilling part of the event to me was when Margaret Atwood walked out onto the stage when “Handmaid’s Tale” won best series. 31 more words

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In My Day

Out the door, on the bike, and gone. Go anywhere in 5 minutes and be back home before my mom knew I wasn’t there. But it didn’t matter where I was, because the town was so small the whole place was my own personal backyard. 41 more words

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My Crazy Cousin

Jared, my crazy cousin, never unpacked his camping gear from the back of his van. Every weekend he disappeared into the woods with a load of fresh groceries, water, and fuel for his lamps. 45 more words

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Mama

“Oh, mama,” she said. The fire in the trash can flared up much higher than she expected. She stepped back. She waited a few minutes for the fire to settle down a little. 36 more words

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