Monthly Archives: March 2007

The Job Killers (true story)

(The following is a true story from my youth, which takes place in the late 1960’s) I had been working for a temp agency down on Canal St. in Manhattan for about a month when I was sent out with … Continue reading

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Passing By

I have passed you many days and nights, for weeks and months and years. Your grave, glad, benevolent face shows naught of the steel-like strength of you. But I know it is there, and it is here, in the world … Continue reading

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Eye-Opener

She had been raped. Now she was pregnant. She was only fifteen. Her parents told her that everyone has a cross to carry, that she was responsible for a new and precious life, and that God had a plan. Her … Continue reading

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Welcome

We ran laughing under the thick-leaved tree. The dark low clouds had suddenly unloaded and the rain flew down thickly, in silv’ry, nickel-sized drops. The now severely gray skyscrapers cut up into the clouds, thrusting, disappearing. We stood there, glad … Continue reading

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Justice

The man had killed his best friend. Killed him for the love of killing. At the point of a gun Greg had apparently handed over his wallet, then had been shot anyway. He would get him; he would kill him. … Continue reading

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Denny’s Revival

“Hey Denny! How’s it going?” “Great, Bob. I’m a little out of it today, though. I was up late last night watching some movies on my new wide-screen TV. You know, the one I was telling you about.” “Yeah, but … Continue reading

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A New Beginning

Brad Johnson cashed his check, got caught up on his rent and bought some much-needed groceries. It was his first check in a month, jobs being scarce, and he thought it was great to be independent again. “Just in time, … Continue reading

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