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About vision791

Pushcart nominee Jeanette Cheezum has been published on several online writing sites and in fifteen Anthology books and four poetry books. Three of these books have made the New York Times Best Sellers list. Awarded The Helium Networks Premium Writer’s Badge, Bronze Creative Writing Award and a Marketplace Writers award. Recently she has published thirteen ebooks at Barnes and Noble and Amazon. You may find a list of some of her work at www.hamptonroadswriters.org

The Fisherman

The Fisherman By Jeanette Cheezum The red morning sky told him to work fast. He cast his net and cut the engine to an idle. Children waited at home while stomachs ached. Bills were due and oil was low. Gulls … Continue reading

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The Word Maker

Harris Tobias The Word Maker “Blessed are the authors for their words are the bread of life.” from The Book of Tasian 16:3 It is back breaking work. 5,000 words a day everyday. And not just any words, not just … Continue reading

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Sight

SIGHT By Sandy Patton Elegantly, she sweeps in; sun-kissed skin, barely-there shorts showcase long, tan legs. Remarkable eyes of sea-green turn deep emerald in anger, flash wild as stormy skies. I know the curve of her cheek by heart. Beguiling … Continue reading

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1950

1950 By Jeanette Cheezum She traced the sole of her shoe on cardboard that had supported the back of a legal pad. This would get her by for a week or longer . . . if it didn’t rain or … Continue reading

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The Cooking Lesson

The Cooking Lesson By Gita Smith “It’s missing something.” Marti hands me back the tasting spoon and surveys my spice collection. Deciding it’s thyme and garlic that my spaghetti sauce needs, she chops the ingredients that I’d gathered earlier from … Continue reading

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Warsaw Moon By Paul Brazill

via Warsaw Moon By Paul Brazill

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Laura Zucca-Scott

Winter Night   Away from the city lights Clouds are running In the winter night All is still but the sky Stars dancing In the reflection of our eyes Silence surrounds us Like a cat’s tail

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