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JB Bookends: Young Man Reading

Each bookend shows a young man standing and reading.  He wears clothing appropriate to about 1895 – a cap, rolled up sleeves, suspenders, and  short pants..   134 more words

Bookends

Review: The Delight of Being Ordinary


The Delight of Being Ordinary by Roland Merullo
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Intriguing, imaginative, and decidedly irreverent.

The book title intrigued me – how did Roland Merullo bring out the essence of simplicity, the joys of shedding pretensions and embracing humility in life – but, in my limited perception, no significant enlightenment in this aspect could be gleaned within. 357 more words

Literary

Too Many Bobs - Character Quotes

Too Many Bobs – Character Quotes from Stories And Imaginings For The Reading Spot by J.D. Holiday

Stephanie frowned. “Robert? Oh, I see,” she said. “Oh, yes. 136 more words

Unrequited

Sometimes, you find yourself trying to let go of something.

But it’s like, you have been swimming on the ocean for a very very long time and you feel like you belong there. 237 more words

Life

The Gospel According to Jesus Christ by Jose Saramago

When I was small, and was on my way to do my first Communion, I was always taught that Jesus was The Savior of all of us. 909 more words

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Poetry Corner: Words that Haunt

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Writing

Short Story #1

Her Eyes

“What are you doing?” she asked without moving her eyes up from the novel in her hands.  I was sitting at the table behind the sofa staring at sun glistening off her golden hair.  800 more words