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The Three Mouseketeers by Victor Doxtator

Wendell raised the back of his jacket collar to shield his neck from the icy wind and snow. Two more blocks and he would reach the secret path that would lead to his hideout. Would Bert and Sammy be there? … Continue reading

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“Home” by Maggie Sue T.

As the heavy clouds erupt, rain falls from the sky A cold chill engulfs the night air The dampness declares war on the bones within The aches and the pain has attacked the body As the rain falls I can … Continue reading

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“Bullying” by Maggie Sue T.

What lies in the shadows should stay Bullying innocent people is not the way. Pick on innocent people who cannot defend Themselves.Does that make you feel tough, Do you feel good about yourself?Too bad you cannot pick on someone who … Continue reading

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“Homeless” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Back stabbing is the game you play Destroying lives is your only way Evicting people from their home The streets is where you’d see them roam You pretend to care but that’s not true The only one you care for … Continue reading

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“A Woman in Time” by Maggie Sue Traynor

Tired, warn out face Salt and pepper hair sets the pace The fragile body that I see Respected lady, I do agree She lives alone, no one around A couch, two chairs is all I found A peaceful soul I … Continue reading

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Grit Uplifted at Words Fest!

Come one, come all! Happening Saturday, October 25th, it’s the Grit Uplifted Writing Session at WordsFest London, celebrating all things wordy. This drop-in writing workshop will provide participants with some insight regarding how our weekly writing group functions: we work … Continue reading

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You Never Left Me (Allegory) – Alan Blenkhorn

Parents Separated Children Sent away Others Stray To find their way Out of sight The quiet fight A living Misery Seemingly Very, very Wrong Everything now gone! Life Isn’t Right Past Another insight A loner Bi Polar Without Medication To … Continue reading

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“Trinket: A Sequel” by Victor Doxtator

This is a sequel to Trinket, which was awarded an honourable mention in the July 2013 edition of Grit Uplifted. Trinket was starving. His last decent meal was seven days ago. He wanted to get to the soup kitchen by … Continue reading

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“Progeny” by David Allan Ross

If a sapling could look up at its parent, what might it feel? Would it be in awe of the hulking presence that it must one day emulate? Will it be up to the task of striving for the sky, … Continue reading

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“Me & Clarence” by Harry Kuhn

In the long line of great western heroes, many outstanding and trusty steeds have been associated with the legends who rode them into adventure after adventure.  Three come to mind as I write: The Lone Ranger and Silver, Roy Rogers … Continue reading

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