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A man stands on the deck of our lifeboat, watching as I toss books into the sea

He watches while I toss each item over the side. Only one of the wooden books stays in our lifeboat. His. What is this man to me? He’s a mystery that is quickly unraveling....

“Angie,” I said, “you’re not a talkative fellow

Angie laughed. “You’re not exactly a talkative fellow,” she said. I couldn’t imagine her talking to customers. She never did. “I like to say ‘the customer is always right,’” someone had once said. “Yeah,”...

“Angie,” I said, “what’s the deal with going to the hotel on a night-only basis?

“Just wondering. You know I’m trying to watch my weight when we go on a one-night-only basis. I don’t eat while I’m on duty. It messes with my metabolism.” “No,” I said, thinking that...

It was the first day of school, and I was sitting on the floor next to a clerk

I’m not sure how much time passed as I gazed at her, watching her work the custody list for the next week, checking off the names as she was asked to do so –...

Jude and Nancy were walking home from school one day when Nancy asked him what he wanted for Christmas

“So what d’you want for Christmas then?” “A date for the movies. A special evening in the cinema. The theater is already closed, and I know a great place. I’m going to go there...

I’ve been thinking a lot about awakening

This is how it is when a new sensation begins to take over the body. It’s a sort of spiritual awakening, as if you have awoken from a dream into a new world. It’s...

It’s time to wake up the captain of the ship

We need the captain’s help to bring the ship back to life. I’m not going to hurt the man. So if anyone should get hurt, it’s me. It’s time to wake him up. Like...

I’m sitting on the deck of the ship, watching the rain fall

The last of the rain comes down through the deck, causing so much water that I’m sure the cargo is about to tip over. Our captain grabs it, but it crushes when it hits...

Here is a collection of quotes from some of my all-time favourite songs:

He didn’t care. -2- Now, I could have said a prayer, or a good old fashioned "Thank you." That would have been fine. But there are circumstances in which it isn’t a good idea...

Isabella was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee

She is currently a part-time DJ for local clubs, but has had the opportunity to play at the biggest venues in the country such as the Ryman, Nashville’s own Roxy, and other notable spots...

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Tommy’s mission was to escape from the waking world

He needed to figure out a way to get back to his own body, so that he could complete his mission without having to go through the motions of a waking life. There was...

Beth stood atop the headland, watching the waves crash gently onto the ocean, feeling suddenly as if she was being pulled away from herself,...

Yet as she gazed out into an ocean that seemed to beckon as an unknown singer sang a song of longing, Beth felt suddenly as if she had been the one to place the...

The green eyes looked at Danielle, and then at the knight

“Sorry,” Danielle said, as she saw the last of the needles float out of sight, and the wall in front of the knight collapsed. She looked back down at the green eyes. “Is it...