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Erie Kai: A 99-word Flash

Erie Kai From the Canadian side comes the wind. The sustained wind buffets the Ohio shore of Lake Erie, and we can hear the roar of the waves from a block away. The longer the wind blows, the louder the … Continue reading

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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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Untitled

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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