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  1. Sonnet 18 Redux

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    April 2, 2020 by Melanie L.

    May I compare you to a summer’s day? You are more lovely and more moderate: Though rough winds shake the …
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  2. The Dream That Wasn’t (Fiction)


    August 21, 2014 by Melanie L.

    “It was 1930 something, and I remember my shoes.” They were solid black, heeled, wing-tip Mary Janes.  Despite my best …
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  3. Stuck on Stupid


    July 10, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Once upon a time, before I was married and then divorced, I had an online dating profile.  My dad had …
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  4. Between


    June 21, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Between the lateral fence rails at the dairy farm near my childhood home. When I visit the farm, I become …
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  5. Of What My Dreams Are Made


    June 20, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I remember my shoes.  They were solid black, heeled, wing-tip Mary Janes.  Despite my best efforts to polish the scuffs, …
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  6. How This Old Photo Predicts the Future


    June 2, 2014 by Melanie L.

    I do not remember the first day of Kindergarten.   In fact, there is not much I do remember about …
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  7. Frousin Love


    April 4, 2014 by Melanie L.

    Frousin Love My best friend, Ali, and I were close but never, ever mushy. After she passed away at age …
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  8. Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

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    March 14, 2014 by Melanie L.

        A view of the outside is inside this ruin’s window.    



    August 24, 2013 by Melanie L.

    Dear Ali, *** “Happy Birthday, Girlfriend! Best wishes for a great year ahead! Love, Mel” *** That’s what my birthday …
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Melanie L.

Melanie L.

Wanna-be writer, amateur oil painter, practicing law and motherhood with varied success.

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