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 Category:  Biographical Fiction
  Posted: November 2, 2021      Views: 105

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I AM an author, salesman, optimist, dreamer: May the four always cohabit & produce wondrous progeny. In the swirling pool of life, I'm an unflushable floater.

Growing old was not what I'd thought it would be, but it passes the time.

He is an accomplished script writer and is currently at the #1 spot on the rankings.

He is also an active reviewer and is holding the #43 spot on the top ranked reviewer list.

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Making America Safe For Democracy
"My Personal Tower of Fame" by Jay Squires

1954. 8 PM.

I climbed the ladder to the observation tower. "Ike" called it our American responsibility. To my imagination, America was one point behind: ninth inning, Jay at the plate, bases loaded, 3 and 2. The whole world was cheering around their TVs.  “Go, Jay! Make Democracy safe again.”

Binoculars hanging from my neck, I entered the tower.

The radio had been left on Classical. Changing it to KSMA “All dedication Friday,” I phoned in my request: “If... you ... see ... Kay
tell her I love her.”

This 15-year-old, scoured the nighttime sky, a smile on my face, waiting ....


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101 words, by Microsoft Word, FS Editor, and personal count.


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