The pen is blunt and broken
The stream in which i sail has dried up
I am stuck in a watery desert
I sail in dusty dunes.
My thoughts now stink of staleness
My eyes see only what is not
I perceive droughty darkness
I call out to the outworldly powers
Endow upon me motivation
Give me inspirational bliss
For this i plead.
Lift me up from this concrete mire
The pen is mightier than the sword
Yet the blade sharpens it
What more can we do?.
I am drunk with happiness
In ecstasy do i find bondage
Howbeit, when i am all gray and angled
I shall be strengthened like the pharaoh's adopted.
One man's take on life told thru humorous short stories from his childhood on into his mid-50's; from feeling like an outcast in school to being an adult. His intent: hope. Hope in that you shall see, no matter how rough life can seem -and is- at times, that you may be able to enjoy it. Each story will bring a laugh, a smile, a tear, a lesson.
The 23rd Annual Book Awards said:
"We Really Need To Laugh" shares “memories which will resonate with many readers. Overall a creative presentation of the author’s life given in a rather sing-song poetic story telling style; a pleasant read"
Paige Swanson inherits her aunt's mansion and moves to Savannah, Georgia. There she meets Cash Wilkins, the architect hired to restore the home to its full glory, and Bradley, the resident ghost - a Confederate soldier killed in the Battle of Chickamauga.
Locals believe Civil War treasure's hidden in the mansion. Paige's new home becomes a target for thieves. Both Cash and Bradley vie to protect her. Who will succeed? Will Paige find an even greater treasure; romance with Cash?
This novel weaves a tale of romance, history, and ghostly mystery that keeps readers enthralled from the first page to the last.