Breadman’s Daughter 204 Stories and Poems

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Confessions of the Breadman’s Daughter.

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I have a confession to make. And it’s a hard one for me. A real freakin’ doozy. It’s something I hate talking about. Even to myself. It could have something to do with the...

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I Remember Her.

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Some days I feel like a Slab of frozen meat Left to thaw on a stylishly Barren countertop Slick granite hard as steel A lifetime promise Guaranteed to outlive me   While the...

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Field of Dreams.

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Building a life in Victoria was my field of dreams. I landed here on July 1, 1991 filled with equal parts excitement and terror. Looking forward with hope but restrained optimism....

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Pet Lessons.

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One of the hardest things for a pet owner to do is to say goodbye. This is something I know intimately. I’ve had to say the final farewell a few times over the years. It’s...

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The Canyon. A Political Parable.

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I stand on one side Of the canyon And you on the other We both look down At the beautiful view Of the canyon floor And we agree It is a sight to behold Yet our definition Of...

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Words Matter.

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Words matter. I disagree. Words are merely a combination of letters, and for the sake of this argument, I’m talking about the letters of the English alphabet. We have 26 options...

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Reading and Writing.

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It’s no secret that I love books. Not only reading them but also writing them. There are few pastimes more enjoyable than hunkering down with a good book – anywhere really. We...

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Shocking.

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My word for last year is “shocking.” Everything shocked me. And I’m not one to be easily shocked. Startled, yes. Taken by surprise, absolutely. Caught unawares, often....

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A rose is a rose is a rose.

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Something extraordinary happened when I Googled my maiden name a week ago. I received some news that I had been waiting almost forty years to hear. It wasn’t delivered...

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Everything Makes Me Cry.

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When I experienced the initial taste of this Covid-19 pandemic back in early Spring I thought, like many, that this would be a short-lived-quarantined-lock-down-mask-wearing...

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