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One Last Time

To share some of my wonderful childhood memoriesof a loving and dedicated father.


Like some of you, God blessed me with the most loving and devoted parents a child could hope to have.

As the pages unfold of my childhood memories, it occurred to me that a good...

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A Party In The Park

~~   A PARTY IN THE PARK Outside the Hotel Santa Clara it's getting dark, and the night people are beginning to emerge from the shadows near the bandstand in the square. The dusk is...

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#3

Blackclay

It can be interpreted in many ways. I can say it discusses human nature. How our behaviors are accompanied by something as dense as regret - and what that can do to us. The...
BlackClay Back in the earlier decades, on the wooden decks of the longstanding eminent ship, the Brooke, lived a tall hardworking sailor, Dylan Calder Coburn. Dylan was a fair young man. His golden threads of hair...

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The Legend Of Maria Ghost

I was obliged to write about one of the many urban legends of Namibia which i grew up with. Urban legends have never really been explored before in Namibia, or at least not to a great...

~~                                                                                                  The Legend Of Maria Ghost My name is Maria Kariepo, but I’m commonly known as Maria Ghost. Some have seen my true form while others have only claimed to have grasped my presence....

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#5

The Lie I Told Last Christmas

The title "The Lie I Told Last Christmas" just jumped into my head and i saw myself writing. So many people do a lot of things to make sure they have wonderful...
It was two weeks to Christmas and the magnificent feeling of Christmas could be perceived everywhere. Very sophisticated Christmas decoration could be seen at every nook and cranny of Lagos, and that gave the...

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#6

Roscoe

This is a cute little story about a special Christmas gift for one special young girl. 


The snow colored kitten climbed into the front of the sleigh. Santa patted the little fellow, Roscoe, on the top of his head. The snow bit and nipped at the big man’s nose. ‘’Won’t...

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#7

The Maw 2


I found myself alone, which is something I must never do. The view from here is enough to drive someone mad, or so I’m told. They keep me from looking, shepherding my eyes away...

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#8

An American Icon discovered

A legend has been solved.  This very old, unique stuffed bear of mine. I just had to solve the mystery of who made this old bear of mine. 


For thirteen years I have been researching this very old, unique stuffed bear of mine. To discover it to be an original Teddy Roosevelt bear circa 1903. Hand made by Morris and Rose MIchtom...

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#9

One size fits all

This story was inspired by an article in a woman’s magazine entitled

‘I lost 25kg and found a fella’

The story reported the tale of a young woman who had been told by her doctor that,...

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#10

MONOCHROME

I make a soothing ascent from the toilet seat; appeased, pausing only to muse over my handwork. Satisfied, I appeal to the shiny lever at the angled extremity on the top right of my...

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