Tagged: parenting

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Talk 13 – Ladder

Short Story   But I think we are overstaying our welcome. I invite everyone upstairs. We still have half a bottle of whiskey and some roasted almonds. You’re fine. I don’t get many visitors...

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Talk 6 – Whiskey

Short Story   Here is your tea. Let’s get out of this place. How are they. In hell. That low? Yes and blinded. You can’t see well from hell. Yes it’s too low. God...

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An Imperfect Beginning

Short Story   “It’s never how you imagine it.” At least that’s what they always used to say to me. Now they don’t say much of anything at all, they just stare. I can...

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Misjudged – Part Five

Short Story   After realizing that his parents were waiting for him at the end of the path, Tommy stopped short. Cash stumbled into him and said,“What’s the hold up, little man?” Tommy, who was...

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Adoption Mine

Haibun Poetry   Mom told me the story. She and Dad had applied to adopt a child. Westchester Family Services had interviewed them. Social workers inspected their immaculate two-bedroom apartment. But lawyers, doctors, stockbrokers and...