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Love is the Answer and You Know That for Sure

Today would have been my father’s 83rd birthday, and as a gift for the life he helped create, I indulged in a reverie of an artist at a Houston art gallery, who too, no longer has birthdays with his family. 586 more words

Creative Non Fiction

There's got to be something better than in the middle

We’re such different people, but still, somehow there is this one small part of the universe where only the two of us exist and we meet perfectly in the middle, but not often enough, not nearly enough.


Creative Non-fiction

It's finally here!

I should have a picture of it, but I haven’t gotten around to it yet, so you’ll all just have to believe me. The latest copy of… 32 more words


Paula Carter

Paula Carter is a professional essayist, fiction writer, and freelancer. In Alessandra Simmon’s interview with Carter (which can be found here: http://alessandrasimmons.com/2014/01/21/paula-carter-freelance-writing/), Carter states she works primarily with nonprofits to help with development and fundraising. 259 more words

Allesandra Simmon

Strength In A Crisis

Dad retired from the school district when I was in high school. He had cancer. I took my dad to doctors, while mom worked. (Yeah dad was walking with a walker; he couldn’t hardly walk, let’s put him on some heavy equipment. 171 more words


Snitch NOT

Most Important Rule as a Sibling : SNITCH NOT!!

This lovely day after school, my brother and I were headed back home with nothing but our transport fare in my care, but then the collection of sweet at the mallam’s shop was so appealing we had to stop by to purchase a few. 301 more words


Writing group 35: Sugar and the Seine

It was a sweltering hot day, the type of weather that you can only feel in a European capital unused to heat and Paris in July was no exception. 1,663 more words