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Silva (JP Silva)

Joined 4 months ago from Los Angeles. Last activity 5 weeks ago.

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I am a late bloomer as a writer. Born and raised in New Mexico. Father government. Moved all over US having gone to 9 different schools before graduating from college. Went back for 2nd BS. Married twice, widower with 3 children - none at home. Worked 38 years in manufacturing, mostly in automotive. Only recently started writing.

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  • Chapter 4 - Family of Faith (A Coming Home)
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    Chapter 4 - Family of Faith (A Coming Home)

    2 months ago

    Chapter 4 of A Coming Home. TJ recounts his family to John on their 1,800 mile road trip as they travel to New Mexico for Thanksgiving. Chapter is about some of their beliefs as they were raised.

  • Chapter 3 - Growing Up (A Coming Home)
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    Chapter 3 - Growing Up (A Coming Home)

    2 months ago

    A Coming Home - about Thanksgiving. Chapter 3 - Growing Up. A Road trip Conversation introducing Marine Corporal TJ Torres’s Family to John Doe, a would be guest during the holidays. From VA to NM.

  • Bretrayer of Souls
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    Bretrayer of Souls

    3 months ago

    A poem inspired by true incident, a friend by a friend. Betrayed by someone he least expected.

  • Chapter 2 - The Drive
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    Chapter 2 - The Drive

    3 months ago

    Chapter 2 of the story, A Coming Home, entitled, “The Drive”. A continuation where TJ begins to unfold the deeper character of his family during the beginning of his “road trip” home for Thanksgiving.

  • A Coming Home
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    A Coming Home

    3 months ago

    A Thanksgiving Story about Home, Family & Love. A fiction about a soldier and his imaginary friend. A friend without a family to share in Thanksgiving; but through friendship, learns a family is made.

  • Roses of God
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    Roses of God

    3 months ago

    Inspired Poem for my Brother in Law and sister in law. Roses of God.

  • Marriage, A Gift from God
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    Marriage, A Gift from God

    3 months ago

    A observation of thoughts on an honest fear given by many men about marriage to just woman for their entire life, and the problem it betrays about both the man and the perspective.

  • The Watcher of Souls
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    The Watcher of Souls

    3 months ago

    The last of the three Halloween short stories - intro’s only. This is a story of a family, a death and an angelic battle for the souls of the Montero family, by the ghost who entered their world.

  • The 315
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    The 315

    3 months ago

    Updated. For the Halloween season. A story about death, and our struggle for answer to why? Photo used with permission by Michael Moore.

  • Hell’s Embrace
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    Hell’s Embrace

    3 months ago

    A Halloween Story. A story about a forest cursed ... A prophesy given ... A man gifted ... A town cleansed ... An evil confronted!

  • The Burning Tree
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    The Burning Tree

    3 months ago

    This is the first in a series of photo based fiction short stories. Photo by John Vigil, used with permission. Presented in time for Halloween (Mature Read for graphic horror).

  • Beyond Desire
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    Beyond Desire

    3 months ago

    One man's view on the love for a woman.

  • Love, Life & Wife
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    Love, Life & Wife

    4 months ago

    A Love Sonnet for Life, My Wife.

  • Holy Kisses
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    Holy Kisses

    3 months ago

    A Poem of Destiny. From the Loss of a Wife, to a Life of another. ... The Lord Gives, and the Lord Takes Away! Blessed be the Name of the Lord!

  • Rose of Sharon
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    Rose of Sharon

    4 months ago

    A poem of Gentle and Tender love for a cherished Woman

  • Ghosts in the Maze
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    Ghosts in the Maze

    4 months ago

    A poem prose about those lost in a maze of memories and self. A prison of fog.

  • Cities of War
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    Cities of War

    4 months ago

    A Writing on War and National War Cemeteries.

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