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41 pieces of prose I wrote in November 2011 and finally editing for a chapbook.
"The ones that sneak back and perch in my thinning hair, this and every November." ~ Alan Feldman, "In November"

* = posted, r = revised, R = revised 2x:

*R 1. Tamara 168.187 Nov 1st "Black [#1 Tamara]
*R 2. Mandy 168.188 Nov 1st "Iowegian skies [#2 Mandy]
*R 3. Rocky 168.189 Nov 1st "Tension [#3 Rocky]
*R 4. Gary 168.190 Nov 2nd "This and every November [#4 Gary Mc]
*R 5. Grandma Deuel 168.191 Nov 2nd "On this Day of the Dead [#5]
*R 6. doña Virginia 168.192 Nov 3rd "When coffee blooms [#6 doña Virginia]
*R 7. to the Office 168.197 Nov 6th "[#7 to the Office]
*R 8. Lorin 168.202 Nov 8th "Frames [#8 Lorin]
*R 9. Mr. Mysliwiec 168.203 Nov 8th "Arsenic [#9 Mr. M]
*R 10. Scott 168.205 Nov 9th "Silence in black and white [#10 Scott]
*R 11. Robert French 168.206 Nov 9th "In a twinkling [#11 Robert French]
*R 12. Sarah 168.207 Nov 9th "In the leaving [#12 Sarah]
*R 13. Sam 168.212 Nov 12th "Sumission [#13 Sam]
*R 14. Chris 168.213 Nov 12th "Night games [#14 Chris]
*R 15. Julia of the Myths 168.214 Nov 13th "Julia of the Myths [#15 Julia]
*R 16. María 168.216 Nov 13th "And the wind calls your name [#16 María]
*R 17. Bridge players 168.218 Nov 13th "Bridge players [#17]
*R 18. For all those who will not understand 168.220 Nov 14th "For all those who will not ... [#11]
*R 19. RayRay 168.221 Nov 14th "The Launch [#19 Ray]
*R 20. Pepper 168.224 Nov 15th "In flight [#20 Pepper]
*R 21. Lavinia 168.225 Nov 15th "Yaktrax [#21 Lavinia]
*R 22. Mrs. Davis 168.226 Nov 15th "All things sweet and Hungarian [#22]
*R 23. Ann Bodle Nash 168.227 Nov 15th "The tail's tale [#23 Ann]
*R 24. Malcolm 168.229 Nov 16th "In the barber's chair [#24 Malcolm]
*R 25. José Enrique 168.230 Nov 16th "Dental work [#25 José Enrique]
*R 26. Irene Blumen 168.231 "Blue iris [#26 Irene Blumen]
*R 27. Wilton Strickland 168.235 "Crossing quicksand [#27 Wilton]
*R 28. Mark 168.236 Nov 19th "Brown eyes [#28 Mark]
*R 29. Suzanne 168.242 Nov 21st "Bare branches [#29 Suzanne]
*R 30. Gypsy 168.243 Nov 21st "Gypsy [#30]
*R 31. Myrt 168.244 Nov 22nd "Final chords [#31 Myrt]
*R 32. Robin 168.247 Nov 22nd "On wings of teal [#32 Robin]
*R 33. Bonnie 168.248 Nov 22nd "Water lily [#33 Bonnie]
*R 34. Kelly Hart 168.249 Nov 25th "Walk among these hills [#34 Kelly Hart]
*R 35. Sharon 168.250 Nov 25th "The show that goes on with or without us
*R 36. O.E. 168.251 Nov 25th "The Jacket [#36 O.E.]
*R 37. Chris 168.252 "Caveat emptor [#37 Chris]
*R 38. Dennis Smith 168.259 "It's joy that gives us wings [#38Dennis]
*R 39. Linda 168.260 "What to tell orphans? [#39 Linda]
*R 40. Margi 168.261 "This night before snow [#40 Margi]
*R 41. Kathy 168.262 "Questions for Kathy [#41 Kathy]
PORTFOLIO
Portfolio -> This and Every November (prose letters)
    Rated: 18+ · Personal · #1927354
    All 41 in one place. Best will be made into chapbook.
    Rated: 13+ · Health · #1922481
    The heart falters or the head feels faint. How one moves through the air on a Harley or...
    Rated: 13+ · History · #1922478
    No eyes are bluer than Iowegian skies after the rains when the clouds part and the dust...
    Rated: 13+ · Animal · #1922473
    There was a cat, black, purring …and then it was lost; you were lost too. Too unaware...
    Rated: 13+ · Relationship · #1922352
    He was a jack rabbit chewing his leg off caught in a trap that you'd set, that you...
    Rated: 13+ · Friendship · #1922347
    Thoughts flew off to somewhere in September. Lost in the ebbing warmth of spent embers.
    Rated: 13+ · Relationship · #1922238
    Queen size bed in a closet room. Which way to sleep: north to south, south to east.
    Rated: 13+ · Mythology · #1922232
    Stretched out on a rock, Julia eyes the audience, arm-stretched, hand pointing to the sky.
    Rated: 13+ · Music · #1922227
    High notes quiver through the dry grass of Eastern Montana. The low notes drown, drawn...
    Rated: 13+ · Death · #1921928
    What thin line divides us on this Day of the Dead. Me, almost 60, you going on 120.
    Rated: 13+ · Experience · #1921925
    You bloom within me, a deep-red spot bright as dawn. You shine your light on my ...
    Rated: 18+ · Erotica · #1921924
    Now the launch lies abandoned on shore, me lost on an island, a life laid out empty.
    Rated: 13+ · Family · #1921920
    You could pull my teeth but I'd never tell you how painful life was the year I met you.
    Rated: 13+ · Relationship · #1921626
    What bloomed in your garden if not blue iris, Irene and what lived on your shelves if not
    Rated: 13+ · Legal · #1921624
    What lives are drawn between the worlds we weave. What boundaries define the words we use
    Rated: 13+ · Friendship · #1921623
    Thin rail, held up by wires, wind blowing through copper, the color of her hair, ...
    Rated: 13+ · Travel · #1920822
    You pray for the rains to drown the heat and the dust that surround you. You've payed...
    Rated: 13+ · Arts · #1920503
    She was wild, dressed in stained glass, offering cakes, coffee and conversation in chairs
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1920500
    Is it safe to leave the inner recesses of this cave? I stick my head outside to know...
    Rated: 13+ · Music · #1920489
    The night before snowfall; this night before snow. Sidewalks glisten in the damp; droplets
    Rated: 13+ · Experience · #1920480
    The devil left his jacket there in the hills. You didn't know that when you picked it up.
    Rated: 13+ · Relationship · #1920472
    The trapeze artist moves along the ropes of her web, each careful step, each swan dive...
    Rated: 13+ · Nature · #1920303
    The clouds shake their heads. Below, the dandruff covered hills beckon, lean closer.
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1920294
    Leaves reach to touch the ice, the sun streaming through ice to warm them. They are...
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1920291
    My hair grows out, thin on top, a bush along the jaw, dark hairs fringing the nostrils.
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1920287
    Yak-tracks cross the snow-crust, the frozen mud, the ice. Lavinia scouts the perimeter...
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1920286
    I look at the reflection, wonder when the hair thinned to balding, the beard bleached...
    Rated: 13+ · Nature · #1920284
    On wings of teal, they glide over the marsh in front of your lens. They land with a gentle
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1920279
    Paprikash, the principle's wife. All things sweet and Hungarian. You taught me how to...
    Rated: 13+ · Philosophy · #1919617
    There's a certain silence best portrayed in black and white. Reds scream, green grows...
    Rated: 13+ · Writing · #1919612
    You left for the dock of the bay, your reasons and rhyme strung in long alliterations...
    Rated: 13+ · Friendship · #1919609
    Full moon over the canyon, bright star to its right. Is it Venus or Mars lighting up...
    Rated: 13+ · Career · #1919430
    You sit there clad in somber grey, intent on your telephone, emotions parading across...
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1919429
    Glimpsed through naked branches the memory of you in Springtime wavers. May in the year...
    Rated: 13+ · Fashion · #1919223
    Is life but a stage and an audience, this flesh merely props to act out life's lines.
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1919217
    You always knew how the taste of arsenic defined me, how my meekness and fears poisoned
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1919213
    Snow sits in shadows that last two months. On the north-side of town I inhale coffee...
    Rated: 13+ · Writing · #1919211
    Words are captured on-line, images edited. Behind the screen you are the wizard weaving...
    Rated: 13+ · Friendship · #1919206
    Sunset comes before 5 o'clock. Days fade and my memory fades too. Who was I? Who were you?
    Rated: 13+ · Family · #1919048
    From womb to tomb we carry our scars. Better to apply ointment and bandage, not pick...
    Rated: 13+ · Personal · #1919003
    We must stay tethered lest we float away to dreams ...where tall spires part the grey...
    Rated: 18+ · Nature · #1918799
    This is how the tale begins. Cold water shimmers down the mountain, sprays and glimmers...
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