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Telling Hands: Side Two

Chapter Two At the end of “Telling Hands” I was ready to do something. I was dreaming. I was basking in the sun and wondering what could be next in my eventful life. I put Adam through college. I worked the whole time. I worked till his college loans were paid off, but that was […]

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    As a child of 1982, I’ve just been classified as a Xennial. If you were born during the original Star Wars Trilogy release 1977-1983, you’re one too. Read this article on Xennials I reckon its spot on. I’ve never considered myself as part of Gen X and as one of the oldest of […]

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As She Lay Dying

  Maw grew up around here. She had seen a lot. She had lived a life and was one of the strongest and meanest women I have ever known. As She Lay Dying… It was after her stroke. On Ancient Cherokee land. Her own son, as she lay dying… planned how to make more out […]

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Alabama Music

In the last couple of years living on this mountain, I have become well versed in the local music scene. Musicians are everywhere. Alabama has her share of talent sprouting from her land. If you know anything about music history or current music, you know that. I sank my teeth into Fort Payne, AL some […]

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Rat Maze?

I have curly hair. It has always been a maze of spirals. I felt like “Baby” from “Dirty Dancing.” Kept it shoulder-length, and it bounced when I clogged. The girl with natural curly hair on “Charlie Brown” made me like having curly hair and I fluffed it up like she did. Seemed to me it […]

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Lady Liberty

Hey.  I wanted to take a minute and explain my recent art piece, “Lady Liberty.” She is made shiny and new along with the freedom she represents. The world around her is old and covered with patina. I am an idealist. Jamie Godwim    

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