Words Have Power, They Are Magic Pt 13

Oct 29

Words Have Power, They Are Magic Pt 13

  The sound of shifting gears woke me up. I sat up on and watched as an ancient truck loaded with hay went pass. I rubbed my eyes and grabbed for my bottle.  It was empty. I took another bottle from the backpack; unscrewed the top and took a drink.  A big drink.  Then another before recapping it.  Soon my hands stopped shaking and my head started to clear. I...

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Words Have Power, They Are Magic Pt 12

Oct 27

Words Have Power, They Are Magic Pt 12

I walked. I really had no place in mind but I walked. I walked through crisscross streets lined with family filled homes, the occasional dog barking letting me know that it was his family in that house or else.  Maybe the dog was just scared, like me, like most of the human race that someone would call his bluff and so he barked with all the viciousness he...

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Words Have Power, They Are Magic Pt 11

Oct 24

Words Have Power, They Are Magic Pt 11

I was moved to a rehabilitation hospital. For us Veterans.  There were several other soldiers that I did my physical therapy with. We all were relearning how to walk correctly, use our arms, in my case use, talk clearer, and chew food with my new jaw.  There I met such fine folks as Denny, he managed to blow up a foot during training. There was Landess, the small,...

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Words Are Powerful, They Are Magic Pt10

Oct 22

Words Are Powerful, They Are Magic Pt10

Mr. Bittner? Mr. Bittner? Richard?” An angel was calling me. She was just past the fog. I had an irresistible urge to go find the angel. It sounded like my Renee. I ran to her and just before I reached the end of the fog, where she would have been, I woke up.  I found myself looking into the brown eyes of nurse.  It was not Renee at all. I couldn’t help it. I...

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Words Are Magic, They Have Power Pt 9

Oct 20

Words Are Magic, They Have Power Pt 9

The bus pushed into the night. I was tired but I did not dare go to sleep. I did not have enough whiskey to ensure I passed out. I just had enough to keep my hands from shaking. To sleep, to close my eyes like everyone else, was out of the question. I tried it before, when I thought I could get by without the booze. It was horrible. I dreamt. In my dreams, I saw...

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