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The Door Chapter Nine

L   CHAPTER NINE   And so began the trip down to Panama.  Although it was around 1000 miles by sailing ship, I knew this magic vessel would make short work of that.  I was worried about hurricanes, as I … Continue reading

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The Door …….. Chapter Eight

  CHAPTER EIGHT   The Knave turned the ships wheel and I expertly trimmed the spinnaker.  The wind caught the mainsail and, as I kept watch on the crosstrees ( the horizontal beams that spread the rigging ) we veered … Continue reading

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The Door ……… Chapter Seven

  CHAPTER SEVEN   Well, after all that, I was totally confused.  My head couldn’t cope with the craziness of the whole situation.  I wanted to laugh, but four faces looked at me so seriously, that I didn’t dare.  I … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wordle ( Yes I know it’s Thursday)

Yesterday’s Wednesday Wordle for the WRITE-ON group was an interesting set of words; COAST; MEETING; VEST; CALM; ENCHANTING; LOVELY; OBSEQUIOUS; RINGS; MINIATURE; YELLOW; GREET; CLEAR; And here is the poem I wrote, including all the words. INTERNET DATING    I … Continue reading

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The Door……. Chapter Six

    Chapter Six   So, we all sat on boxes or barrels, with the morning sun on our faces.  Betty lay at my feet, she had become my constant companion.  A balmy breeze filled the billowing sails and the … Continue reading

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The Door Part 4

THE DOOR    PART 4   Feeling more than a little confused, I took the bag proffered by Romo and said, ” But what will I need ?  ” My voice sounded wobbly and I coughed, to clear my throat … Continue reading

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The Door (Part 3)

PART  THREE   I sat back on the bed and stared at the three figures, in front of me. My mouth was still dry from my nap and my tongue stuck to my lips, making speech rather difficult.  I was … Continue reading

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A Job Down Crawley Way ( Final Part)

A JOB DOWN CRAWLEY WAY     (Final Part )   After a week, I was heartily fed up with being followed by two blooming cats, wherever I went.  It would have been even worse, but it appeared that no one … Continue reading

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The Door ….. (Part Two)

(Continued) I, rather apprehensively, opened the door. At first it resisted my efforts and I pulled and pushed to no avail. But, suddenly it swung open and I gasped in amazement. I guess I had half expected —no, TOTALLY expected, … Continue reading

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A Job Down Crawley Way (Part 2)

The Prompt for the WRITE-ON group yesterday was the Wednesday Wordle. The words to be included in either a poem or short story are; THIRD; PORTER; STRAW; FAULTY; TINS; CARE; EXTRA; SMALL; UPBEAT; PERPETUAL; BEGS; SAIL. Well, I thought we … Continue reading

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