Tag Archives: youth

YOU GET WHAT YOU’RE WORTH. . . GENERALLY

“When you do more than you get paid for eventually you’ll be paid for more than you do.”- Zig Ziglar. (A re-blog from two years ago.)  I am against a minimum wage; I know that sounds harsh but . . . … Continue reading

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indestructible youth?

Beautiful! Perfect health! Danger creeps insidiously. Mesmerizing ashes grow longer. Death! Trying an “Elfje” as described by Mandibelle16.  Picture prompt Woman Smoking Cigarette.  Word prompt: “tapping her cigarette” https://mandibelle16.wordpress.com/2017/10/09/octpowrimo-day-9saturday-mix-poem-elfjies-smoke-baby-amwriting-poetry-saturdaymix/

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YOU GET WHAT YOU’RE WORTH . . . GENERALLY

“When you do more than you get paid for eventually you’ll be paid for more than you do.”- Zig Ziglar. I am against a minimum wage; I know that sounds harsh but . . . hear me out, please. In … Continue reading

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PLOW UP THE FALLOW (MAYBE, FERTILE) GROUND

  Sally was a teenager who had run away from home after having siphoned off a large amount of her family’s money.  Sort of a classic case of teen rebellion.  I put her story on a computer-designed greeting card telling what … Continue reading

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THERE WAS A LITTLE GIRL

“Nobody’s ever loved me like you do,” said the orange-clad girl as she sat with little bare feet drawn up in the chair in the chaplain’s office at the County jail. Innocent looking yellow curls framed a troubled face.  Her … Continue reading

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COFFEE INTERLUDE

The soldier had been on the bus six hours when the girl sat beside him. “Where you going?” he asked. “To college,” she replied. Time was long;  they chatted the forty miles to her destination. Driver called, “Unload for twenty … Continue reading

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CHILDHOOD ANGST? NOT FOR ME

Shh…  I’m thinking.  Shh…  I’m reliving moments from yesteryear.  Shh… I’m striving to discover a deep dark secret from my childhood.  My internal tape recorder reveals no mystery, no secrets, no pain.  Sort of disappointing, isn’t it?  Surely I am … Continue reading

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