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The Walking Stick

The Walking Stick  An old man takes his daily walk down the road. A Short Story By Floyd H. Smith, Jr. The Walking Stick Back and forth, back and forth. That’s the way it went most of the time … Continue reading

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The High Note

The High Note  A Marine Vietnam war veteran has difficulty learning to play Taps. A short story by Floyd H. Smith, Jr. The High Note Clem parked his pick-up truck in front of the store and looked at the … Continue reading

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The Ginny Tree

THE GINNY TREE  By Herbert Smith The Ginny Tree The car turned into the driveway that led up the hill to Poppy and Nanna’s house. Ginny could see Poppy sitting in his rocking chair on the front porch. Before … Continue reading

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The Crash

The Crash  An old man uses his walking stick for something besides walking. A short story By Floyd H. Smith, Jr. The Crash I walked up to the door and looked out. As I stood there looking out, I … Continue reading

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Life Goes On

LIFE GOES ON By Herbert Smith  This story is dedicated to my brothers Tim and Gene, and to my sisters Mary, Eunice, Martha and Sally. Virginia stopped pulling weeds from the flower bed to wipe the sweat from her … Continue reading

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Nostalgia

Nostalgia By Herbert Smith  An old man has some fond memories of his mother. A true story. Mothers Day has came and gone, but the thoughts of my mother are still strong in my heart. Hardly a day has gone … Continue reading

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Bastard

Life In The Fast Lane  After years of name calling, a man finally finds peace. A short story by Floyd H. Smith, Jr. Life In The Fast Lane Jim knew they had to hurry, but the ride was awfully … Continue reading

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