To My Readers

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Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

- William Blake

Behind the Locked Door
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To My Readers

To My Readers

To purchase Behind The Locked Door click HEREorBehind The Locked Door is available in Mendocino from Gallery Bookshop, Moore Books, and the Mendocino Public Library; in Fort Bragg from The Bookstore and the Fort Bragg Public Library and from most online sites (Amazon,...

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Book Review – Came A Horseman by Paul McHugh

Book Review – Came A Horseman by Paul McHugh

 NOTE:  This book is available at the Gallery Bookshop in Mendocino and at all fine book outlets Paul McHugh’s latest novel, Came A Horseman, is set on the north coast of California.  This makes the novel of particular interest to us at Think in the Morning as that...

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Short Fiction – The Test

Short Fiction – The Test

  I have been taking the test for some time now. I’m not sure how long or how much time is left.  Some of the problems are easy.  I breeze right through them.  Others take what seems like forever to sort out. There are others taking the test with me.  It is...

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Cat Fight continued

Cat Fight continued

 We like to be entertained.  We like surprise endings.  We are amused by magic tricks and shows.  Ordinary life is boring much of the time.  These are some of the reasons we are susceptible to the conspiracy theories and untruths that have become even more prevalent...

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Cat Fight

Cat Fight

 The news this morning is that Ted Cruz will lead a group of 11 Senators to oppose President Elect Joe Biden’s certification.  Senator Cruz, known as Lucifer in the Flesh or more affectionately as the Lovechild of Joe McCarthy and Dracula, seems to be laying the...

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California

California

“My favourite line in all of literature is Rudyard Kipling’s monkey: ‘My people are the wisest people in the jungle, my people have always said so.'”   Joni Mitchell For the past few days I’ve been rereading Joan Didion.  The White Album, Slouching Towards Bethlehem,...

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The Phoenix Myth

The Phoenix Myth

 History doesn’t repeat itself but it often rhymes.  Mark Twain Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow,Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,To the last syllable of recorded time;And all our yesterdays have lighted foolsThe way to dusty death. Out, out, brief...

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Poem by Think in the Morning – Hummingbird

Poem by Think in the Morning – Hummingbird

 Hummingbird?  Is that you?I thought I heardThe beating of your wingsOut on the bough of hollyWhere the Robin sings.You have been to the oceanAnd back. As I can seeFrom the way you bob your headTo and froYou have gathered the flotsam and jetsam of lifeAnd are flitting...

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Poem by Think in the Morning – Sloth

Poem by Think in the Morning – Sloth

 It is a giant slothFrom the Montana wetlandsWhose Siberian ice mask melted.Nothing but another dinosaurResurrected by the enthusiasmOf funny little scientistsCompelled to work. Displayed in the museumMunching along between these giant lobsters and sharksHe looks...

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Short Fiction – The Backpack

Short Fiction – The Backpack

 As he approached the coast he entered into a thick fog that obscured the road ahead.  It was late. There were no other cars on the road. No lights to blind him, no lights to guide him.  There were dangerous curves.  He had to proceed slowly to avoid calamity. After...

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