I had the pleasure of attending Susan Solomon’s book signing this week at the Lewiston Public Library. The evening included wonderful conversation with Susan and fellow writers about the art and joy of writing, and refreshments (the apple cider was perfect!) The reading was wonderful, as is Susan’s writing. Truly an enjoyable evening! -Debra Sherman, … Continue reading A Nice Evening at Susan Lynn Solomon’s Book Signing!
“2912 Riverview?” the library clerk asked, once her computer screen revealed account information for “Darcy Alexander.” Darcy leaned forward to look at the screen. “No, that’s not my address.” “Looks like there are two Darcy Alexander’s in the system,” the clerk replied. What’s your address? “752 South Street. Do you need my library card?” “No, … Continue reading Mistaken Identity – Short Story by Debra Sherman
“I knew going on this hike was a stupid idea,” Theresa growled, while Dave held her arm as she removed her foot from an ankle-deep, half-frozen mud puddle. “It’s not stupid,” Dave argued, “You just have to watch where you’re walking.” Theresa grumbled and they kept on going. Two days earlier they arrived at their … Continue reading Bear Necessities – Short Story by Debra Sherman
“Well hello there.” There’s a lady looking down at me while I lie here curled up in this blue bin on her back porch. She doesn’t realize at first glance that I’m badly injured. I was hit by a car two days ago. I look up and manage to purr a little, but now I’m … Continue reading Back in the Barn – Short Story by Debra Sherman
Mother’s Day marks the planting of marigolds, a tradition started so long ago. I can still see you at the front sidewalk, planting them neatly, all in a row. You’ll care for these plants all summer long, making sure they have all that they need. Caring for them, nurturing them, so they can be the … Continue reading Measuring the Marigolds – Mother’s Day Poem by Debra Sherman
He seemed to me familiar, even though at first unknown. Quite common on the surface, not quite lonely, yet alone. I felt a forceful stirring, yet I didn’t know just why. I liked him, yes, but didn’t have a clue, “this was the guy.” He waited very patiently, hoping to catch my eye. I turned … Continue reading Soul Speak – Poem by Debra Sherman
After a months-long battle with daily, chronic fatigue, for some reason I awake today with unlimited energy. I let the dog out, put a scoop of food in her dish, feed the cats and start the coffee pot. I pee while the dog’s outside, then boot up my computer – let the dog back in, … Continue reading Same Day – Short Story By Debra Sherman
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