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Her New Coiffe

Click here to download MP3 Her friends thought her new doo was a tad overdone for everyday, although it definitely DID make a statement. She assumed their stares were that of envy and admiration, so she struck the pose and imagined it immortalized in People magazine. Oh, Snip-Snap!

Two Centuries

Click here to download MP3 Old and new… Then and now… Dark and light… You and me. Without contrast, my darling – all is bland beyond bearing.

The Grace of Gracie

Click here to download MP3 The true grace of Gracie wasn’t merely her mighty leaps into the air at phantom faeries, nor her long, balletic slides at ends of hallways. No, the true grace of Gracie was simply that Gracie was.

The Thing About Sax

Click here to download MP3 “Excuse me for horning in, but I…” he started to say. “You big blow hard!!” she interrupted. Ooo, she was mad. “Okayyy, but I just wanted to note that…” “Can’t you REED??” she blurted, pointing furiously at the page on the stand. He tried using his most calming voice, hoping…

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Take My Hand

Click here to download MP3 He stood transfixed. Staring. He had thought she was a mannequin. She was so… still. Waxy. Not living. Not breathing. No warmth. In one gesture, his world turned over. Along with his stomach. “Take my hand” she whispered. Like dust. Like static. The sound of her voice made his ears…

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The Moment After She Left

Click here to download MP3 On the platform she waited for the train that was coming. Her demeanor was calm. Inside was a whirlwind. Would it work, this plan she dreamed of last night? Would they come? Could they hear? Would it fly? The unknown was always a gamble. She took a deep breath as…

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Dramatic. Glamorous.

Click here to download MP3 Sometimes nature is so very dramatic and glamorous. She’ll just go for it. Break out her finery and sweep into that sky like the MEGA star that she is. I love it when she does that. I caught her this day in her explosionary finale of an intricately choreographed dance…

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