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Final thoughts

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

sad angel girl

Gay N. Lewis

It was the only choice
left to make
between taking the internal devastation
to get an outward victory
or leaving the hospital entirely  Continue reading

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Truth Recipe

by Lawrence J. J. Leonard

Once upon a time there existed a civilization called the Mesopotamians. These people accepted the logic of the elements, the weather, density, weight ratios, and natural powers much mightier than themselves.

They accepted these things as the ingredients of their lives.

This was their “truth” in its basic and practical form.

Let’s take the cute “Weather Rock,” a charming little tchotchke often sold to tourists in the American west.

The instructions read:

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