Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sammy, the Gat: “This Week’s Lugen”

(Glossary at end. Click for Sammy, the Gat, catch-up.) I look around. To my left, the carn: pulsatin’ primaries, tinny tunes, swirlin’ stallions, high-flyin’ rumble seats. To my right: Main Street, lit up like a newbie in white. And separatin’ … Continue reading

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“Journey Back In Time: The Gallows”

April 4, 1829. I step from the jail Into bright sunlight Which I have not seen Since my trial. My eyes Accustomed To dim shadows And dark corners Burn As I stare At glowing green leaves Fluttering Next to fluorescent … Continue reading

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Sammy, the Gat: “Plowin’ The Field”

(Glossary at end. Click for Sammy, the Gat, catch-up) I listen as Belinda Beauvais, newly uncovered undercover fed, tells me my latest gig is a twist. Some in-deep society broad has a talkie for sale and the Hollywood Harry is … Continue reading

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“The Last Obstruction”

A splendid magnolia tree Stands in front Of her kitchen window. It is filled with soft pink flowers In spring Lovely fresh green leaves All summer Symmetrical bare branches In winter. The tree gives her pleasure Each time she looks … Continue reading

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Sammy, the Gat: “Five Notches On My Gripper”

Janet (Sustainabilitea) had a fantabulous idea: A Dictionary for Sammy Speak. And she had a superfantabulous suggestion for the title: The Gationary. I have started definitions with this post and you’ll find the words at the end of this story.  … Continue reading

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“Early Liberia and The American Colonization Society”

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“An Early Women’s Rights Advocate”

The following is an excerpted conversation between Sally Morley, one of the principles of Reverberation, The Novel, and Lucy McDougal, a supporting character. Lucy is patterned after early 19th-century reformers such as Fanny Wright and the Grimke sisters. These women … Continue reading

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