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Archives for August, 2012

The Gift

So this guy, God, hands me a claim ticket for a box with nothing in it. “Enjoy.” He yawned and life went on. “What kind of gift is this?” I asked my parents, as if they might know or even think about it. “It’s a whatchamacallit.” My father said staring at the TV. “Go ask […]

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Buried Treasures

Bring me vast riches – not little things like diamond rings, or fame or wealth or kingdoms’ keys, power, glory. Who needs such things?  Bring me memories of jubilies, love and joy and families.  You know where to find them, tucked away in treasure chests where those who shared them went to rest.  

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