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The Siberian Iris /Written by Janice Tindle

Recently, my husband and I were hit by the flu and an upper respiratory infection that came invading like a band of Cossacks invading a treasured castle. They hit hard. And though we survived the attack, it left us plundered … Continue reading

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VALERIE by Janice Tindle

(See my follow up at the end of this story) The ice and rain spit hard against my window pane like a child spitting watermelon seeds onto a dinner plate. I read the news and it hit me just as … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Lullaby /Written by Janice Tindle

It was a typical fall morning in Pennsylvania. The kind you anticipate. Crisp, clean air, all crinkling and spiced from rotting apples and dry leaves. Weather like this called for the planting of bulbs. Heirloom tulip bulbs, to be exact, … Continue reading

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O, THE OBSCURE SCALE INTRUSION /Written by Janice Tindle

Tawny, crisp, leaves ranked in a pile, Of all my trees, this oak is my favorite. When I look at it, I have to smile, Every fall, its leaves turn gold, I savor it. As time passes, they turn tawny … Continue reading

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A PRIVATE WAR /Written by Janice Tindle

“There are Nazi’s in my head,” Looking upward, his eyes filled with dread, “But I won’t go where I’m led, I’ll stay here and fight instead.” My father spoke slowly and low, There was only me, I was only to … Continue reading

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The Soldier Who Wore Gray /Written by Janice Tindle

The soldier who wore gray, Lay still in front of me, There was no more reason left to stay, The color he had worn ceased to be, And the only thing left was his shadow of gray. For many years … Continue reading

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