Category Archives: Denial

THE FIVE SECOND NOVEL I’m gonna write my novel 5 seconds at a time.-Joe Fuller Prologue I’m back at Denny’s after a long abscence. Years since I made it a point to show two, three times a week. I was … Continue reading

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I Tell The Clock There Is No Reason For Alarm

I have no stories today. No stories I want to tell. I’m not up for it. I’m out of practice. I’m the Anti-Resolutionist. What ever that means. Last night, I closed my eyes promising myself a new attitude when I … Continue reading

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My Mind Is Goin Through Them Changes

I’ve been hearing that song in my head lately.  Buddy Miles.  The Electric Flag. Hendrix. Band of Gypsies. Me. For some reason, my mistakes have become obvious.  Not the snafus from a drunken land far, far away. I’ve made up … Continue reading

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A New Trick For This Old Dog

This morning was the worst. I was tired. My knees ached and my feet were still sore from being squeezed into my cheap ass dress shoes all day yesterday. I was beat and I didn’t want to get up. But … Continue reading

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Not Yet

Sometimes I forget I’m a lucky man. Forty  Years ago, I was closing in on The last days of my life. I can’t say I Prayed for death coz I had long since  Stopped all form of prayer but, I … Continue reading

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Building Character

Joey has been playing for a traveling basketball team all summer. He’s been making progress. Coach has been farming him out to “nationally ranked teams” and, once, he brought back a trophy that came up to his chin. Joey is … Continue reading

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