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Christmas, Clay Angels

The wind was blowing, and flakes were stirring. Their frenzy was only matched by the hectic bustle of holiday shoppers. On the corner, amid this all, in front of a department store stood a string bean of a Santa Claus … Continue reading

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Deliberate – Enslave Override – Fail to see when a bridge is out Technical – Five bytes Upscale – Fat Cabaret – A taxi line Bumpkin – Scratch Lackadaisical – Having nothing in common with a certain flower Jargon – … Continue reading

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Nog: A Christmas Muse is on Sale Now!!!

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Wasps in the Foxhole

As a cross between a National Geographic expedition and The Blair Witch Project, maybe I wasn’t looking through a camera that was shaking, but, underneath that mosquito netting and my heavy breath rebounding off of it, I might as well … Continue reading

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My First Book To Be Published

Roger McManus

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At the Gate Between Written and Published

Journal log entry – A couple of weeks ago I uploaded my first post since August to let you know I was still alive. During the past few months I’ve been working meticulously on my new unpublished novel, “Chalked,” which … Continue reading

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Software – Sweater and mittens Gag reflex – Laugh Humble – Things that are impossible (Well, can you hum it?) Microwave – Ripple Forbidding – An item found in an auction Foregoing – Reason you had to leave Dialect – … Continue reading

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Making No Currents

There was a school of fish, and at school these young fish were taught how to find food, outmaneuver predators, and swim with the currents. The school gave out awards to those who excelled in these learnings, to celebrate their … Continue reading

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No Tools Required

The pool broke. It was sometime probably in March when I walked to the backyard and noticed the pool cover drawn like a funnel down towards the center, like the vortex into a black hole. I had the urge to … Continue reading

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Rollercoaster – What a gambler puts his drink on Robotic – Secret weapon of the bugs when they take over the world Organic – Like a depressing instrument Stool Pigeon – Poor man’s clay pigeon for shooting (Of similar interest, … Continue reading

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