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HOME by Harry Kuhn

So many broken memories, So many places I never fit. Too often the guest, rarely the host, Too many sofa-beds. So often keeping silent, So often needing to be agreeable. Never in my own home, Never feeling at home. A … Continue reading

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The Melody of Panic by Pauline Turgeon

The feeling I get when I am on stage is what I imagine peering into a pool of rapacious piranhas would feel like. Fear alone keeps me standing upright. The lights are turned down low and the air is tinged … Continue reading

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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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“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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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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“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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“Get me out of this place!” by PCAW

From Week 3, Setting. Where am I? When I laid down last night, I was inside my tent beside a rippling lake, with a cooling breeze fluttering the tent flaps. This is–how can I explain it?–something akin to a marshmallow … Continue reading

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