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-I wait here tingling-

-am dressed and ready for you-

-come over here now-

haiku copyright 2016 Ronnie F Strong

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You sang in your chains as they clattered and shook,

My God,

Your voice was like a dying angel.

And it was as if you didn’t care – 381 more words


The roses at the end of the garden

There is a rose-bush. At the very end of the garden. It stands surrounded and beautiful. It houses white roses with pink tips, that fall to the floor when you touch them. 205 more words


the sparks you never felt


I thought of you as a knight in shining armor;

finally saving me from my horrible and unforgettable destructions in life.

To put it in a way, I thought you were different. 433 more words


How to Salvage A Manuscript


I’m over at the SMP author site today with some tips on How To Salvage A Manuscript.

During a recent forage through an old Writer’s Encyclopedia for blog ideas, I came across an entry entitled “How to Salvage a Manuscript.” Great topic for a writer’s tip blog, I thought. 260 more words


Author Patrick deWitt (Literary Sojourn - Part 2 of 3

Patrick deWitt is the main reason I attended Literary Sojourn this year.

I loved his novel The Sisters Brothers, described as “cowboy noir” with dark humor and an off-kilter view of the Wild West. 823 more words


MPAC 6 Communicating

Saving the best, or perhaps the most important, until last, MPAC 6 is the verbal part of the Rule of Four. Problems and real life situations are “translated” from ideas or words into the symbols, equations, graphs, and tables where they are examined and manipulated to find solutions. 684 more words

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