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The Queen of Seasons

The old ones have gathered To teach the young ones of light; The songs we sing chase away night. The young ones have arrived To teach the old ones of joy; No more, they say, is time to destroy. The … Continue reading

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Change for Christmas

The boy had the items laid out on the end of the cash register belt. There were twelve: A pint of milk; a loaf of white bread; a package of that ham that is miraculously square; an apple; three Snickers; … Continue reading

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A Christmas tale, 2012

I don’t know how my neighbor could have had a worse year. He lost his job when the paper mill shut down, then lost his part-time job when the trucking company cut routes. His mother died early in the year … Continue reading

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