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REUBEN WAS WOKE

Hey I’m sticking with more observations about Reuben.  (If you didn’t read yesterday’s post, you might want to go there first. https://onetahayes.com/2022/05/22/where-is-reuben-when-theres-work-to-be-done/)  Now, why do I say Reuben was woke.  I’ll tell you. 1. He started out with an abundance of … Continue reading

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WOMAN, DOG, DDG, AND ME

It was Thursday after school, so after stopping to pick up Great-Grand-Daughter (hereafter called GGD), we were off to adventures.  We didn’t know what, but they are always welcome. In what is becoming a common problem, I got on the … Continue reading

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THE RUN-AWAY – SOMEBODY’S “PICK”

Okay, friends, there is not really a poster.  Sometimes you believe me even when I write fiction so I want to clarify.  Just some thoughts coming together with a compassion for run-a-ways and their families.  I wrote something recently about … Continue reading

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BETTIN’ BILLY

  Bettin’ Billy walked with a swag He’d won four grand betting on the nag. No one else thought she would win So the pay-off was good for him. He looked around and saw a good-time girl They had ten … Continue reading

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COME HOME, MY SON

So this is the outcome!  You began the wanderjahr of chasing your dream on a pennyworth of funds, with a pint of whiskey and a sleeping bag,  and fists quick to punch.   What now, Wastrel?  Metals pawned? Marooned on cement?  … Continue reading

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CARELESS BEAUTY

Rue the beautiful who lose their cherished treasure to the curse of man. ************   photo: commons.wikiedia.org https://ronovanwrites.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/ronovanwrites-weekly-haiku-poetry-prompt-challenge-145-beautifulcurse/

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NAOMI-MARI*

It is so cold.  With a heart for the hurting, I am re-posting from April, 2015. ********* She seemed like a misfit in that room of misfits—clean and well groomed in decent clothing, almost regal, tall, thin, with beautiful gray hair arranged neatly … Continue reading

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