Once Upon a Time….

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Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Paul Andruss was unable to join in with his usual amazing posts over the End of Summer Party, but he has written an exclusive piece to end the party week with a flourish… Thanks Paul…you are a star… Most of us are familiar with the musical Cabaret, but Paul…

        “On Saturday afternoon Billy Buck, the ranch-hand, raked together the last of the old year’s haystack and pitched small forkfuls over the wire fence to a few mildly interested cattle. High in the air small clouds like puffs of cannon smoke were driven eastward by the March wind. The wind could …

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                An excerpt from: Paul Goat Allen | March 12, 2018, Writer’s Digest. Paul Goat Allen has worked as a genre fiction book critic and written thousands of reviews for companies like BarnesandNoble.com, Publishers Weekly, the Chicago Tribune and Kirkus Reviews. Novelists live and die by reviews yet uncovering …

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Originally posted on tornadoday:
as the steel regard of morning pulls my tired soul from dreams – another life beyond the reach of lowly expectation stirs within the mystery and I close my eyes again flirting with the patterns where faded roses bloom – across some great tomorrow tis there my longing burns letters curve…