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R E C O G N I T I O N

“Neighbor to neighbor. It is a mentality that has been fostered over centuries, since the earliest settlers realized the only way to survive in this desolate but beautiful outpost was to work together. Much of their music captures this spirit.”
~ Jim DeFede

E Q U A L

The Fourth Hidden Prayer My grandmother called them cats Kept BB guns on standby To shoot them My uncle called …

R E V E R I E

“To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee,
And revery.
The revery alone will do,
If bees are few.”
~ Emily Dickinson

X O

“…Even in the shadows…”
~ Beyonce Knowles / Ryan Tedder / Terius Nash

O C E A N

“Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.”
3 John 1:2

P. S.

She didn’t consider herself a writer, at least not the kind that went into the mountains to meet publishing deadlines …

W A N D E R E R S

Robert approached his front door balancing a bouquet of flowers, a bag of groceries and a basket of clean laundry …

A N S W E R

Facing the mirror and makeshift altar Clara was again on her knees with her head bowed in prayer.

S I M M E R

In my drawer there are a handful of rocks, some polished, some covered in dirt, some engraved and a dark …