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Tom Cornett

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  • Alma Darlin's Dreams
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    Alma Darlin's Dreams

    24 hours ago

    Alma Darlin Davis had questions about life, death, and dreams that needed to be answered. She finds a few answers and a few smiles.

  • Harriet's Performance
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    Harriet's Performance

    2 days ago

    Harriet Riley was born to sing. Her life story would reveal many hurdles on her path. Harriet kicked them down and walked her way. Being true to herself, she traveled, tried, and triumphed.

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    Law of the Wolves

    3 days ago

    I learned early on in life from my Father, "Eat and use what you kill. Be spiritually thankful for the life you took." My story of the wolves follows what my Father taught me.

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    Puddles and Oceans

    4 days ago

    Trying to figure out life, love, and why time goes on when we find those hours, days, weeks, months, or years of happiness. Always looking for that eternal splash in a puddle or walking with a true love in the ocean waves.

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    The Secret Photograph

    4 days ago

    Everyone has at least one big secret in their life. It may be during a time span they are uncomfortable talking about or refuse to talk about it at all. Seth Tarvels would travel quite a distance to reveal his Grandfather's secret.

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    Samantha Blue

    7 days ago

    Life and love have many challenges along the way. Humans make difficult decisions that change their paths and many times in hindsight those wonderful decisions blessed their lives. Beautiful souls are born every day. Beautiful hearts recognize them.

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    Their Chimney

    9 days ago

    There are times in life when couples have to compromise to make a plan work. When one falls behind climbing the hills of living, the other holds their hand and pulls. Simple acts of love.

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    Wars of the Heart

    10 days ago

    The American Civil War is one of the most argued about events in history. Eilean McHarvel needed to sort out truths, lies, and emotions that were causing her to feel anger toward her ancestors.

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    A Sweet Kiss

    11 days ago

    A young girl in the early 1900s dreamt of falling in love and living a long life in love. Things happen along the way that can change the paths of dreams. Where do those paths lead?

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    The Sky Painter

    2 weeks ago

    I wrote this story for the Fathers who truly love their children but have been separated from them due to circumstances beyond their control.

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    Faraway Tears

    2 weeks ago

    Wise teachers and true friends can make such a difference in a teenager's life. The heartbreaks and heartaches are so devastating at the time they happen. Even distant memories can bring faraway tears.

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    The Little Mirror

    2 weeks ago

    Can someone send their soul away from danger to safety? Even a shaving mirror can be a treasure of life. Love truly transcends all things.

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    Beautiful Blue

    2 weeks ago

    Linda Browlin tried and tried and tried to hold together her marriage with her husband, Chase. Their arguments, like many couples, were often based on financial difficulties and decisions. Blue can be a sad emotion. Blue can also be such a beautiful color.

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    The Little Ones

    2 weeks ago

    A historical fiction story came to mind when I saw the photo of the boy below. I had an uncle, a dear friend, and a co-worker who served in the Korean war. This story is dedicated to their remembrance.

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    Sunset Shadows

    3 weeks ago

    A handful out of thousands of people become famous in Hollywood. The sun is our star. It rises in the morning and falls in the evenings...casting shadows all the while.

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    A Story Lost

    3 weeks ago

    There are stories that fade away and some are lost forever. Tarala Mooresen finds herself in the middle of a story lost. Sometimes it takes years to reveal a secret.

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    Kissing Hill

    3 weeks ago

    Teenagers daydream, dream, and sometimes push that dream right into reality. If love always made sense...what fun would that be?

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    The Prayers

    3 weeks ago

    Human beings often say prayers in desperate times of our lives. We try to reason with God who already knows our reasons.

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    The Ugly Star

    4 weeks ago

    A man and woman can fall in love, dream of the future, and smile at the past. True love is always more love.

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    Slingshot

    4 weeks ago

    Jimmy and Teela are best friends. Time being kids is measured in hello smiles and goodbye waves. Days spent together and with nature are the treasures of memories.

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    Painting a Path

    4 weeks ago

    Teachers can be a guiding light...many are. They can also leave a child in darkness...a rare few have. Travis Milton would find both in his school.

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    Karen and Kash

    4 weeks ago

    Sometimes people are who you think they are. Sometimes they are not. The truth always comes around sooner or later.

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    Little Sunflower

    4 weeks ago

    1918 was a hard year for many around the world. Maybe the simple sight or thought of a flower marks a moment in life that stands for eternity. I'd like to think so.

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    Polly's Ribbon

    5 weeks ago

    Life takes us through storms. Love is always there to help us find shelter or weather the hard winds. Polly Gebbert stood her ground in her storms. She was always tied to love.

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    Wild Creek

    5 weeks ago

    I've written stories over the years about Soldiers for Memorial Day. This is one of my favorites. I believe that human acts of love often catch the ears and eyes of Angels. Armina Mullens made them smile and cry.

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    Grandmothers and a Soldier

    5 weeks ago

    I dreamt once that I was a German soldier. I led people through a tunnel and held a woman's hand. I quietly sent them into the wilderness. I walked back to the camp. I felt a sting in my heart and woke up. I think of the dream often. This story is inspired by that soldier.

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    The Music Teacher

    5 weeks ago

    Teachers are many times treasures to students. The depth of care and learning swirls in their souls forever.

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    The Green Fence

    5 weeks ago

    The hustle and bustle of the streets made it hard for Amayah to concentrate on her cello playing. She needed space in a place to perform in a little more peaceful setting.

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    Kesia

    6 weeks ago

    A short story of an African American woman and her Grandson living in mid-20th CenturyTunica Mississippi.

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    Grace and Fippy the Cat

    6 weeks ago

    A 9-year-old girl named Grace gets in humorous situations with her cat Fippy.

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    Borrowed Guitars

    6 weeks ago

    A story about a blues guitar player back in the early days of the music.

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    The Right Mountain

    6 weeks ago

    A Grandmother teaching lessons to her Grandson.

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    The Dead Queen

    4 years ago

    I've always thought that human nature is the most humorous thing on Earth. It is as natural for us to complain as it is to mourn. Sometimes in the mix.....it can be funny.

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    An Old Dream of an Old Song

    4 years ago

    Sometimes a dream seems so real, even a dream taking place in a time long before you were born. I believe a dream could be a message from a loved one passed on or maybe our own spirit tryin to guide us in life. I could also be a caring kindred spirit doing the works of the heavens.

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    A Walk to Heaven

    4 years ago

    I once heard that, "Heaven is a state of mind, not a place." I believe it can be both. Jake Alvens would experience such a phenomenon by simply doing his job. If you love fantasies of love.....continue reading.

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    Wedding Dress for Sale

    3 years ago

    Frances had put an advertisement in the local paper, "For sale, wedding dress, never used." She was looking at her Ad that morning, sipping her coffee while twirling her reddish brown hair around her fingers. She thought to herself, "Eight hundred dollars would be so nice to get out of that dress.

  • A Picture Paints 1900 Words: Cowboys and Dragons
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    A Picture Paints 1900 Words: Cowboys and Dragons

    6 weeks ago

    The interview began as reporter Molly Hensen sat on the porch with, Jack "Bones"Miller, a one hundred and two year old cowboy. The big red Wyoming sky was casting a soft light on the bronze, wrinkled face of a man who had lived a hard life. His...

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    Cougar Women

    2 weeks ago

    As I remember...from a boy's point of view....older women were more a part of young fantasies than girls. While the girls rolled their eyes at his antics...an older womanwould smile. She was smiling...not to embarrass him...she wasn't really...

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    Suzanne and Her Battles With Barbie

    6 weeks ago

    Back in the mid 90s....My sister Ann Hofer, and I had a small music publishing company in Nashville. Ann and I had gone to a night spot called, Douglas Corner to hear a songwriter perform. Her name was Suzanne Jusst. Ann had talked with Suzanne...

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    The Popularity of Being Rude

    6 weeks ago

    Being rude seems to have become to some people, the new, "Cool." I've never been impressed by smartmouth jerks. There's an old saying, "People will remember how you made them feel."

  • My Old Sorento Beatle Bass Guitar
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    My Old Sorento Beatle Bass Guitar

    5 weeks ago

    I discovered early in life that music can calm, comfort, and be joyous to any soul willing to listen. Music is such a wonderful gift to give, receive and share.

  • Auricon Cameras, One of Our Best Sales on Ebay
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    Auricon Cameras, One of Our Best Sales on Ebay

    3 years ago

    My wife, Tammy and I had been checking out auctions all day long. We decided to go to an auction house that we had been at a few times before. as soon as we walked in the door, I saw them....a table full of Auricon cameras and sound equipment. We...

  • Seventeen Stars
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    Seventeen Stars

    5 weeks ago

    Sometimes life's storms devastate us with tragedies causing us to walk a different path. Is it fate or just the winds of chance?

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    My encounter with the flesh eating disease Streptococcus aka necrotizing fasciitis bacteria

    8 years ago

    A disease that destroys flesh. Streptococcus, also known as necrotizing fasciitis bacteria can be very dangerous, even fatal.

  • Interview With a Revolutionary War Soldier on the 4th of July
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    Interview With a Revolutionary War Soldier on the 4th of July

    6 days ago

    What would a British Soldier think about the United States if he could come back today and have lunch and a beer in a local pub?

  • John Dillinger Killed?  Could it Have Been Mistaken Identity?
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    John Dillinger Killed? Could it Have Been Mistaken Identity?

    20 months ago

    Back in the 1960s, we had a neighbor, Mrs. Osborne. My dad would do small errands for her because she couldn't get around well. She was an elderly woman who lived alone. She asked dad one time to take a look at some old pictures she had. Dad...

  • How to Cook Squirrel
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    How to Cook Squirrel

    5 weeks ago

    I remember hunting squirrels with my dad when I was a boy. We would clean them and dad would cook them in an iron skillet. He almost always prepared them with gravy. They tasted great!

  • Under One Tree
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    Under One Tree

    2 years ago

    One early summer of my life, changed my life. I was there at the campus, waiting on my new girlfriend. I sat beneath an old oak tree, leaned against the trunk and just watched people. I was a bit early. I really didn't want to be late and...

  • A Million Lights, A Christmas Story
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    A Million Lights, A Christmas Story

    2 years ago

    The man I use to work for, loved to decorate on Christmas. He wasn't a religious man, so to speak but he was a fair man when it came to treating his employees right. I never heard him curse once in the eight years I worked for him. His name was Jim...

  • Your Soul Comes From out of Your Mouth When You Die.
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    Your Soul Comes From out of Your Mouth When You Die.

    3 days ago

    Death is certainly the last breath. Where would the soul exit the body? Would it exit the same place as the first breath?

  • Why I Love Dogs, the Wonderful, Loveable Canines!
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    Why I Love Dogs, the Wonderful, Loveable Canines!

    6 days ago

    Of all the creatures on Earth, dogs have to be the most lovable, forgiving friends that humanity has ever had. Just think of the countless fallen souls a dog has lifted to smiles.

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