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Summer Sounds

Summer Sounds  A Fontanelle by H. W. Bryce Neighbours mowing lawns! Kids on slides! BBQ grill sizzling! Baby cries! Mother sings! Passing cars! Screen door swings, screeches closed To buzzing flies! Folks passing by, chatting! Laughter in the park!! Gamboling … Continue reading

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I Am the Chooser of My Fate

  I Am the Chooser of My Fate Free will is what God gave to us, Free will guides my word and deed, I am the chooser of my fate. Some face their duty with a cuss And if their … Continue reading

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The Other Side of Fear

  The Other Side of Fear On the other side of fear lies opportunity, A chance to act with pride, to find one’s dignity, A place to make atonement to all you’ve done a wrong, A sinner’s chance to sing … Continue reading

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Footprints in the Snow

  Footprints in the Snow A picture on my friend Jackie Medaris’ Facebook page inspired me to write this poem. Footprints in the Snow I was lost and very lonely, Wand’ring, where I didn’t know, When I stumbled upon some … Continue reading

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Light-fingered Lou

  LIGHT-FINGERED LOU Light-fingered Lou, like a moth to the flame Was drawn to bright colours without any shame, Her long, long fingers knew the secret of stealth, Her stored up loot gave her plenty of wealth. She would spot … Continue reading

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Trouble with Mercy – Part II

    Trouble with Mercy – Part II In Part I of Trouble with Mercy, Nurses’ Aide Ruthie thought she had caught a, or the, thief who had been stealing mostly personal belongings from other residents in the Mercy Home for … Continue reading

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Trouble with Mercy

  Trouble with Mercy PART I Things kept going missing at the Mercy Home for Aging Citizens, or M-Hac as the citizens would have it. So there was trouble with Mercy in this no-longer happy home. Staff, of course, tried … Continue reading

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