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Gary Cooper's Writings

Poem
Jan.20.2010
1.10
   i said eye luv u...but it's hard.'cause it seems  as if anything that could  have went wrong; did... indeed go wrong with a seemingly never ending drama that was totally ot of my control .    i said  eye luv u...but it's complicated ,cuz i remember when you let your demons drive your  'fast car'; and you remember  how i let my demons drive mine!      i said ...
Short Story
Dec.14.2009
7.1
   They'd come on a Southern Pacific train from Shrerveport,Louisiana to live with here sister in California. Darryl,Rosetta, and Louise Eloise Armstrong who'd been introduced to and ordered to live  with a 'gentleman' ten years her senior by the aunt and uncle who'd raised her and her sister Lou Verta (called L.V,) from infancy to adolescence. They'd gently...
Short Story
Dec.14.2009
6.1
   It started to rain, hard; Which way reason enough for my newly acquired friend "Rascal" and I to dash into a Wal-Mart near the Presidio in San Francisco, and smuggle a fifth of Henessey from a shelf and into our backpack, as a lonely cashier read a National Enquirer article about the lastest fiasco of Michael Jackson.    Bottle bagged, we quickly...
Short Story
Dec.10.2009
5.1
   I walked around cramming as much of the '411' as I  could in order to better seize the minuet, the moment , the day; until my  palm pilot  crashed and all of my files, text messages and calls were  forwarded by default to i- phone I'd left at home.    The motto of the week must have been  "Knowledge is Power" ,and the evidence of that could be proved...
Poem
Nov.30.2009
4:1
   Faraway. So very, very faraway sits a five-star general Marking maps,ploting stategies,and requesting a futher  insurgence of troops to 'the theatre'. While screaming "...blast the budget, we must spend in order to win!" And with every rockets red glare, and with every 'A' bomb bursting in mid-air We prove  "We Are Right" because our flag...
Short Story
Nov.12.2009
3/1
They seemed to be a happy group, but they had messed around so long with alot of stuff that was considered taboo,or that appeared to be voodo, and the sacred trance of deja vu, that the boogalou,the boogie woogie,and the watusi had become second nature to them. And as irony would have it those considered by some to be the most likely to succeed had fallen along...
Poem
Oct.22.2009
3/30
   6 A.M. "THEIR- TIME' IN EAST ELSEWHERE; THE MASK GOES ON AS ANOTHER ACCENT,DIALECT,VERNACULAR  KICKS IN AND I'M READY FOR MY CLOSE-UP.     6 P.M. IS PUNCH OUT TIME: PUNCH THE TIME CLOCK AND IT'S PATRON' LACED  PUNCH FOR EVERY ANYBODY WHO NEEDS /WANTS THEIR TICKET PUNCHED
Short Story
Sep.24.2009
Self Realization Fellowship
Here's a confession of the unecessary suffering I encountered and experinced  in my simple pursuit of happiness and peace of mind. I discovered that all l the blood, sweat, and tears  of my exisitence had left me somewhere far, far away from the  desired  destination of my dreams ; The marriage proposals, the jobs, the friendships ,the opportunities that didn...
Short Story
Jul.29.2009
Vol. 7
   In the event you ever loose a fair fight, you at least get the satisfacton of knowing it was a fair fight. Yet, as far as Garret Morris was concerned his fight with' 'the fates' had never been what anyone could call 'fair'.    He was rasied by the usual middle-class village idiots better known as: the boy Scouts of America,The first African Methodist Episople...
Short Story
Mar.25.2009
Afro American Families
   A chicken bone and a Lousiana peach pit . That's what I found in a small tin box passed on to me  after the memorial service of my great-grandmother,who had survived  her first child, as well as , her childs' offspring .     In the course of a her lifetime she aquired fame and some fortune for her sauces and cobblers. A french chef visiting New Orleans in the...