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Afraid | Afraid

maya-abu-alhayyat's picture
Jul.11.2011
I. Afraid  You are not in an age that allows you to tell mom about your fear. Your mom—who holds your young brother, and collects the rest (of the family) around her, behind the pillar of the room assuming, that it would survive the 500mm bullets shot by tank in all directions—will not notice your...
maya-abu-alhayyat's picture
Jul.10.2011
  I. Afraid  You are not in an age that allows you to tell mom about your fear. Your mom—who holds your young brother, and collects the rest (of the family) around her, behind the pillar of the room assuming, that it would survive the 500mm bullets shot by tank in all directions—will not notice...
george-h-schofield's picture
Sep.07.2010
A loud, urgent knocking came from our front door. My wife, Brown Eyes, certain our house was on fire hustled to respond. There was a fire of sorts, but it wasn’t a house or even ours. It was Brad and Brenda Fitzapiti from around the corner here in Palm Heights (elevation 14’). Red faced, Brad said...
allan-james-cox's picture
May.16.2010
What Am I Doing Here? 1. Energy is a result of naming what you care about. If you can’t name it, you can’t act on it.   2. Sometimes we’re afraid to name what we care about because we’ll be asked to act on it and fear failing at it. 3. There are cycles—times for flying and lying. Renewal is a must...
george-h-schofield's picture
Apr.06.2010
 -as published in Living Out East and On the Bay  http://www.livingouteast.com  Sara Caldwell came to call at our house this morning. She lives here in Palm Heights (elevation 14 feet); around the corner from us in the house with the pink plastic flamingos in front arranged artfully among the...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Jan.11.2010
“Death is your guru; let it teach you.” Or, so said the Buddha. But, what could death teach anyone?  I’ve thought a great deal about this, especially since the death of my father.  That’s been nearly fifteen years ago now; but, I knew on the day he died, I would one day be writing about it.  I had...
tammy-dewhirst's picture
Mar.29.2009
Review of Jack Kilborn's "Afraid"  - in stores March 31, 2009 A plane crashes outside of the small town of Safe Haven, Wisconsin and unleashes a horrifying string of events brought to life in a truly spectacular way by Jack Kilborn.   Kilborn conveys an emotion that could be mildly called...