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Mystic Desert (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on research I’ve done into the folklore from around my hometown.] I know a desert land where spectral stagecoaches rumble through the night      never to reach ladies dressed in wedding gowns who forever pace well-worn stations              desperate to reunite with distant lovers                             White horses once ownedContinue reading “Mystic Desert (A Poem)”

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Journal Entry #16

The small town where I grew up has just gained its first larger general store–a Dollar General. More people are flocking to the area, and the older and much smaller, far-more-limited market (which had already been doing poorly for quite a while), has closed down. Some of its stock has gone to the Dollar General,Continue reading “Journal Entry #16”