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Cleve Hawkins is back on a case
A professional Santa Claus reveals his experinces.
True love can turn sour if you don't work on it.
A young man corrals happiness.
Revenge, though wrong, can be sweet.
A Father's Pledge
Every Father knows what I am feeling.
A Lasting Dedication
An idea for the remembrance of DeanO
A New Beginning
Not to replace but to love
A Persistent Fellow
This is the real Beauty and the Beast.
A Special Day
The simplest treats can mean so much more to some.
A True Survivor
Lady Evelyn has a birthday.
A Valentine Wish
It's all in how we see our love
After The Picnic
A boy remembers summer
A man will do anything if he is hungry.
There is nothing like true love
It just didn't seem possible
Girard always wanted to be an actor
Barnes And Noble Blurt!
Seniors may say the darndest things
Blessings Gone Awry
A good samaritan gets bamboozled.
One man's trash may be another man's obsession.
Isn't she lucky
Butch and The Boys
Us varmints sure had fun
Here today, gone tomorrow
Chicken For Turkey
Sometimes, it just isn't worth it.
Christmas Dinner 1948
It was a special time
Wouldn't it be wonderful
Confessions of a Doorman (or Boo Who)
It's a ritual here.
Going home is worth it.
It started out like any other Autumn day. . .
So happy to be stuck on you.
He was good with a knife
Who knows the true state of a mind.
Su Lin is a hired killer.
Been there, done that.
You'd better check on Margie.
A true miracle of life
One man's burger is another man's steak.
When you find that special one
Fiction Writer's sound advice
This guy is write on
There's no such thing as a bad boy, or is there?
Fire and Ice
Hell is what you find when heaven escapes you.
First Come . . . First Served.
Remember those smells around ten-thirty am?
Forever My Love
A love story
Love affair with lilacs
Friends come and go.
From Bass To Tenor
Careful where you swim
Full Pockets--Empty Heads
Big oil, small brains
Get To Know Me
Quiz # Five
Give Us This Day
The Prodigal son returns
A Marine comes home after two tours in Iraq.
Gordy n' Me
When you lose a child. . . You are never the same.
We've all been there . . . or we will.
So sure of himself
Greed n' Feed
Selfish individuals seldom find true happiness.
We can only assume
His name was Joe.
October is a killer for me.
A cry of hope
Ibee Ibee Mania
In the fifties we created a whole new way to talk
Youth's Flowering and Floundering.
When I met my wife.
Leader Needs Help
We desperately need honesty right now
Lessons For The Willing
The evils of the world can take all you have.
Everyone has a secret comfort zone.
Little Miss Band Shoes
Dreams really do come true
Lost and Found
Cornell can't find his keys
Love At Last
When you least expect it.
Keeping a true love.
Love Saves the Day
How important is a goodnight kiss?
Lyrics of Love
Hearts in Tune
A lazy day in August 1953
What in the hell is going on?
Memories of The Fifties
A snapshot from July's gone by.
Mister November Saves The Day
Remember when baseball was played in the summer?
My hero (micro fiction)
Boys are not always as tough as girls
My Virgin Poem
Writing Blank Verse is a challenge.
Your children should never leave earlier than you.
Have many of us have been there?
Old Man Winter
Winter is beautiful, but it can be very harsh.
Where were you?
Pardoned With Honor
You can't judge a book by it's cover
Paying The Price
Buying a Christmas tree brings back a bad memory.
Finding true love is a blessing, indeed.
Hopwood makes the wrong move
Prayer In Wait
Losing a child is the very worst thing in the worl
Prayers In Limbo
First, you cry and ask why.
Be careful what you wish for
Fate Trumps Life's Deal.
Bad things happen to bad people.
Perhaps the fragrance of lilacs
some people have no right to have children
My favorite time of the year.
Acrostic Poem Contest Entry
How do you say you're sorry?
Ruining a good thing.
Requiem For A Heavy Wait
Good Friends may be bad for you.
Someone is out there for each of us.
I wrote this for the love of my life,my wife Lynie
Roses For Juanita
You can find good deals at garage sales.
Saturday Night Fever
Looking for love in all the wrong places.
Stirring up some memories.
But for the Grace of God . . . there go I
You can't have it all
We will never forget.
Shadows of Iwo Jima
Once a Marine Always a Marine
Yawn Contest entry
Past, present and forever.
a childhood memory
Sacrafice is what love is all about
Sonnet 65 (Ala Mastery/Bob)
Tongue in cheek attempt to honor the Bard.
Somebody knows . . . somebody always knows.
Life is all about love.
The agony of living without the sun.
A young boy feels the consequences of a mistake.
When you lose a child , it all comes back.
Where were you that day?
Success With Fanstory
From a published author.
Two hearts beating as one
Rookies should learn from old cops
You don't always get what you want.
It goes too soon, doesn't it?
Feeling is not always believing
The first Minute at U. S. Marine Boot Camp
Deserted Islands aren't all that.
Deer hunting with a buddy and a twist
Growing old carries golden memories.
The Devil Made Us do It
All our little angels
The Extra Mile
Put me on the highway and show me a sign.
True love is forever
The First Time
A boy lives a day he'll never forget..
Happiness is yours
Sometimes letting go is the hardest part.
The Gift of Centuries
Interpreting the Last Supper
It's the all-time favorite of moviegoers
Fate visits two men in different ways.
The Last Investigation
Sometimes it hits too close to home.
The Long Way Home
A man believes grass is greener on the other side.
Losing a young child is horrendous for any parent.
High expectations don't always work out
A married woman settles the score.
The Poetic Heart
The source of artistry
a good memory is a wonderful gift.
Truth is stranger than fiction
The Reluctant Witness
If adults only realized the harm they do.
The right somebody makes a world of difference.
A boy can dream, can't he?
God bless our troops.. . everywhere.
The Santa Expose
Who could forget that day?
The Special Gift
Sometimes, when we least expect it . . .
Respect is forever coming but never attained.
Robbed at gunpoint
Inquiring minds want to know....
A shortage is a terrible thing to ignore
Guilt is difficult to erase.
We all regret mistakes -- don't we?
The Voracious One
When it's time . . . it's time.
The Walking, Talking Rectum
The guy had guts!
Their ghosts are still there.
There Goes Santa Claus
A professional Santa Claus has a big problem
There Goes Santa Claus
Santa has a problem today.
Thinking with The Wrong Head
The screwing he gets for the screwing he got.
Ties That Bind
Penny's Adventurous nature.
Too Much Television
Out of the mouths of babes...cliche works here
Top of the Mountain
Hug them, squeeze them, love them . . . every day.
He spent too much time in the restroom.
Wishing wells are for the believers
Perhaps it's time to see a doctor.
Good poetry requires passion.
Need for change.
I'm ready -- are you?
The repairman deal is outdated anyway.
Sometimes fate settles the score.
Wake Up America
We must do something now.
Wasn't Meant To Be
Results of Bob going for the million.
Who gets wings?
Just remembering makes me smile.
a childhood memory
Heartbreak is second only to death in pain.
True beauty floats above.
Forever My Love
There is only one true love.
Song of The North
Rants In Your Pants....Jeopardized
For all the offended ones
Where's a good cat when you need one.
We will all get there someday.
For lovers everywhere
A love story / Acrostic poem F/Contest
A love story
Unfortunately, we all know or have known Travis.
One man is involved in two accidents.
Life can be a wonderful Journey.
Knight of Nights
There are two worlds to choose from
Hurting is the easy part...healing is the hardest.
Love is not always what it seems.
The Christmas Wish
Why does our Christmas spirit have to leave?
Ode To A Mother
Cherish your Mom...Some have none.
The first nice day.