One Night

(A Flash Fiction piece by Bruce Baker) The man perched on the sheer cliff overlooking a steel blue sea and stared into a reddening sky. He seemed to be lost in his thoughts, although why one so young should have such deep thoughts was a mystery.  He was barely twenty-one, yet his eyes gazed outwardContinue reading “One Night”

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An old friend of mine, State Senator Keith Leftwich (deceased) once told me that “You never mention your opponent in your advertising. Words are power, and you shouldn’t pay someone to give your opponent name recognition.”

Keith had a point. This morning, I was thinking about the District 2 Congressional race. The first name I thought of was Stephanie Bice. For a moment, I wondered why her name came up first. The answer? I saw an attack ad from the Horn campaign last night before I went to bed. Words areContinue reading “An old friend of mine, State Senator Keith Leftwich (deceased) once told me that “You never mention your opponent in your advertising. Words are power, and you shouldn’t pay someone to give your opponent name recognition.””

A letter from Miguel

Miguel is not a real person. This “letter” was drawn from the experiences of some of my middle-school students. What Makes America Special By Miguel Hernandez, 5th grade                 America is special because it has freedom. My teacher told me so. It must be true. I know that freedom means we can grow up andContinue reading “A letter from Miguel”