One Shot: Guitar Hero!

I heard the music long before I got there. Loud, punchy, raucous rock guitar. Someone with a gravelly voice, sort of off-key, singing a song I’d never heard before. That definitely tinny, oddly echoing sound was obviously amplified. If I had to guess, the volume knob was turned all the way up to “I-coulda-been-a-70’s-rock-superstar” loud.

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The After…

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– and then run Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load Or does it explode? Langston Hughes – Harlem […]

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The Before…

…There have been times that I thought I couldn’t last for long But now I think I’m able to carry on It’s been a long, a long time coming But I know a change is gonna come, Oh yes it will Sam Cooke – A Change is Gonna Come

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The People in the Neighborhood

Oh, who are the people in your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? In your neighborhood? Say, who are the people in your neighborhood? The people that you meet each day… Well, they’re the people that you meet When you’re walking down the street They’re the people that you meet each day Sesame Street, People In Your […]

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At the Edge of Darkness

“When you come to the edge of all the light you have, and must take a step into the darkness of the unknown, believe that one of two things will happen. Either there will be something solid for you to stand on – or you will be taught how to fly.” Patrick Overton

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