Posts made in June, 2021

One More Chance

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One More Chance

                                                                                                                                                    Did that fire happen, or am I dreaming? Now I need to check myself out. My back feels solid and straight, both of my arms feel attached, my seat not burned, all four legs are still there, but I only feel one foot. I feel blistered and scorched on one side, but most importantly, I need my other foot. Without two feet, I am useless.  Maybe, I am at the end of my journey, but what a good rocking time I have had. My journey started in a barn, which...

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One More Journey

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One More Journey

Did that fire happen, or am I dreaming? Now I need to check myself out. My back feels solid and straight, both of my arms feel attached, my seat not burned, all four legs are still there, but I only feel one foot. I feel blistered and scorched on one side, but most importantly, I need my other foot. Without two feet, I am useless.  Maybe, I am at the end of my journey, but what a good rocking time I have had. My journey started in a barn, which is where my creator built me.  You know what? My creator hand-carved the wooden spooled slats that make up my back and legs, and then he carefully...

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Visions & Smells

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Visions & Smells

Visions & Smells Looking through photo albums, I focused on a picture from the past. This photograph was of an old two-story apartment building, which was our first home. Shutting my eyes, the memories in my mind began to flow fast. While going deep into my memories, I saw myself walking alone. A mixture of aromas from past foods cooked filled the air. A smell not memorable for just one cuisine, but a pleasant blend of them all. Suddenly, I smelled your aftershave then pictured you sitting in your favorite chair. Entering the bedroom, I saw the curtains blowing then smelled the fresh air...

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