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Leslie Gaines, purported “filmmaker”

Leslie Gaines, purported “filmmaker”

Leslie Moreland Gaines is a con man and an artistic failure.  Also, he has personally stolen personal property and money from me and trespassed my home.  Warning:  do not ever, under any circumstances, trust this man.  He will rip you off.  It is only a matter of time.  He took money left to me by my darling deceased younger brother under false circumstances, and then had the audacity to forge…

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my oldest daughter wrote this in 2007

illustration for abigails 2007 note MOVED_by_Miccy

I have come to realize that I’m upset mostly because I’m trying to make my life something that it’s not. It once was, but it’s not anymore. The friends I used to have are not my friends now (not all of them, mind you), and the friends that left me when Mike did, were never my friends. I’m not meaning to be sappy, depressed, melancholy, or even trying to evoke some sympathetic reaction (pathetic…

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Then, I started blogging. It was the accumulation of all of my dreams come true.

Then, I started blogging. It was the accumulation of all of my dreams come true..

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my tete a tete with officer charles owens, a nonfiction note →

Soon After My College Graduation, a novel fragment

Soon After My College Graduation, a novel fragment Soon after my college graduation, I became engaged to Harold. 

Soon After My College Graduation, a novel fragment

Soon After My College Graduation, a novel fragment Soon after my college graduation, I became engaged to Harold. 

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twelve songs for a broken ankle, a poem

twelve songs for a broken ankle, a poem.

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I was thirteen the first time I had to lie to the police to protect someone I loved, a short story

I was thirteen the first time I had to lie to the police to protect someone I loved, a short story.

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I was thirteen the first time I had to lie to the police to protect someone I loved, a short story

illustration mom hit the boy on the bike

I was Thirteen the First Time I Had to Lie to the Police to Protect Someone I Loved, a short story

I was thirteen, in my first year of high school, and one afternoon I was home watching TV by myself while my mother went to pick up my little brother from nursery school. The doorbell rang: a police officer stood outside, tall and broad and scary. He had gleaming handcuffs and an oily looking gun…

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Lunar meditation: A poem of your choice

Lunar meditation: A poem of your choice

kimberly townsend palmer:

try reading this while listening to gregorian chants: offertoria

Originally posted on Complete Health Circle:

Here is a poem I wrote in February of 2011. Rememberings of a Dream Long Ago

Send me away on a boat of spices &herbs,
floating away with the perfume of incense.
A sailing pyre of lament and hope for the future.
The realms diverge and converge on the ocean…

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Lillie Mae Lovett, a prose poem

Lillie Mae was the first person, other than her mother, Ella remembered being in love with.  She chewed gum, had a gold front tooth, wore long, dark auburn wigs, bright and warm against her dark brown skin. 

Lillie Mae Lovett, a prose poem

Lillie Mae was the first person, other than her mother, Ella remembered being in love with.  She chewed gum, had a gold front tooth, wore long, dark auburn wigs, bright and warm against her dark brown skin. 

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