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Oak Ridge Girls: A 99-word Story

Oak Ridge Girls Newspaper advertisements across the country said that a new firm was looking for young women to work in a factory in Tennessee. The job description was vague, but housing was supplied. Girls from the Midwest flocked to … Continue reading

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In Honor of…

Memorial Day, several haiku and a poem commemorating young men and women serving in the military through the years. ruptured duck… listening to dad’s stories of Indo-China *** Memorial Day… the silence of white stones *** last deployment yellow ribbon … Continue reading

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Still working on a title (suggestions welcomed).   What is the sound of one hand clapping? Or having the ability to wash itself, or tie a shoe?   For me, it is but temporary, a mere blip.   But what … Continue reading

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