Tag Archives: lonliness

Morphine

These are Earl’s words not mine and what follows is the story of an ailing soul in search of the end of life.  Earl will speak to you thus hopefully amputating one of the tormentors from the body of his … Continue reading

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I Am an Addict

Now in my late sixties, I find that there were very few things which I looked forward to. However, the daily walk to the mailbox was one experience that I found worthwhile.  Those sealed envelopes seemed to offer the possibility … Continue reading

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Seven Years From Home

It’s been seven long years since this man, once young of years and heart, last saw his home.  As he stood on the hallowed ground where more than 11,500 years ago the people who once lived here gathered together to … Continue reading

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The Terrible Black Dragon

I overheard two friends talking about upcoming events in their lives.  One was going with his wife to a casino in Tulsa where they would celebrate their anniversary.  There would be fine dining followed by some time at the slot … Continue reading

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The Pretty Girl

Earle is on a subtle, somewhat covert, search for a person who will fill the expansive void that consumes much of what has come to be a life of sorrowful endurance. He is, if nothing more, a habitual late night … Continue reading

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A Hand to Hold

The back of the old woman’s hands were covered in darkened age marks left there by the passage of many years.  The fingers and knuckles were misshapen as arthritis sought to destroy the once youthful hands of the woman.  The … Continue reading

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A Matter of Perspective

Not far from my home stands a hill that, when measured against other hills in the area, can be best described as being of modest proportions.  The hill overlooks a green grassy covered meadow below and a small stream whose … Continue reading

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