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the builder

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house building business and live a more leisurely life with his wife enjoying his extended family. He would miss the paycheck, but he needed to retire. They could get by. The contractor was sorry to see his good […]

My first poem

For the love of basket-making, or Just One More   He sat, his back against the wall, his legs stretched out before; half-finished basket on his lap. He peered out through the door from gloom within to glare without, and with neither smile nor sigh, snatched photographic glimpses of the people passing by. Upsett – […]