Author Archive: patgarcia

Its, A Mother’s Day Poem

Mouths starved.

Necks choked.

Shoulders bruised.

Torsos kicked.

These its,

These puny its have no voices.

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My Viewpoint on Easter

Some people call him a harlot’s son; one of his grandmothers was a prostitute. Others say he wasn’t really completely Jewish; the Moabite tainted his bloodline. Who was this man that respected man’s will to choose; that reached out to the brokenhearted and healed the sick? What could have possessed him to be mocked, scorned, …

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Repression, A Commentary

Any time a country allows people entrance beyond their borders, ideologies clash. Afraid of the new culture surrounding them, the ideologies embedded in the immigrant’s mind make him fear, and his fear turns to disdainfulness. He segregates himself into a group like himself and begins to idolize what he has left behind in his homeland. …

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Hope

We enslave ourselves to traditions and become tragic victims of discontent. Our hearts yearn for a return to hope, a normalcy that we smother beneath our desires as we hurry along, Buying, Buying, And more buying, Under the deception of preparing for the Christmas feast of hope. We seek hope, in ourselves, in our politicians, …

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Some Mother’s Heart Is Crying

Global expansion is inching its way, step by step, across planet Earth––but some mother’s heart is crying. Lives are being laid down in the Ukraine, Sudan, North Korea, Egypt, Syria and Nigeria––some mother’s child is dead. Hate, spirited by greed and power, makes men do the detestable; violating the rights of other human beings––some mother’s …

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Rise Up My Love. The Winter Is Past And Gone.

This time last year my legs were shaky, and I was swaddling around in uncertainties. Disappointed in the progress of my first book I was pondering over whether or not I had the stamina I needed to be the kind of writer that I desired to be.  Rise up my love. The winter is over, …

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Peace

Unlike what most people think, peace doesn’t vegetate at MacDonald, Burger King, Wendy’s or Chic-fil-A. You won’t find it at a German diner, a French Cafe or at an Italian restaurant. Neither does it reside at your most favorite steakhouse, nor is its habitat found at your nearest bar.  Like a kernel as small as …

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Thank You

During my blindside experience, I was not able to write as frequently in any of my blogs as I normally do.  I have to admit here that I am not a blogger that writes every week and, therefore,  was concerned about my extended infrequent appearances. Thus, I was pleasantly surprised when I received an email …

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Caught-On-Your-Blindside

There are times when you wake up and wish you had not.  Nothing hurts; no pain in your body; family, friends, and neighbors are all excelling, and you are looking forward to the day ahead. Even though your day is scheduled so tight that you can hardly breathe, all is well with your world.  Yet, …

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The Champions Who Walked Among Us – Article 16 – The Grass Rooter

The United States had just entered the third year of the twentieth century when this infant girl opened her eyes in Norfolk, Virginia. The year: 1903 The month: December The Day:  the 13th Little did she know that the quiet soul of one of America’s famous freedom fighters would depart life’s stage nine years, two …

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A Woman's Wisdom - The Book Blog For Lovers Of The Written Word

A place to discover fabulous storytellers plus book reviews, author interviews, articles and humour.

Jens Thoughts

Writing, Reading and Life

Facing 50 with humour.

"He who laughs...lasts."

Natasha Orme

Writer, Reader & Lover of Words

Serins Sphere

You can’t change the world, but you can change the world of one person!

Eclectic Alli

A bit of this, a bit of that, the meandering thoughts of a dreamer.

Romance Under Fire

Feather Stone, Author of Suspense & Romance

Byrdwords' Blog

Hopefully a good read of good old-fashioned stories. Enjoy.

esthernewtonblog

Esther Newton - Writer and Tutor

fictionwriterwithablog

The Rough Draft

Author Silver Rain

Where Romance Never Sleeps

modhukori

Just another WordPress.com site

dSavannah Rambles

plays well with words

The Open Jar

mindfully filled

wordsfromanneli

Thoughts, ideas, and stories.

MidiMike

Songwriter and Sound Engineer

On Books and Writing

Book Reviews by Pat Garcia

Book Reviews & Book Recommendations

Stepheny Forgue Houghtlin

"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." Cicero

lilicasplace

Following my Writing Dream

Power Plant Men

True Power Plant Stories

Life's Little Surprises

A look at the little surprises that show up in our lives.

April Bradley

“Let your fiction grow out of the land beneath your feet.” ― Willa Cather

Juggling Writer

Living life through words and balls.

freeze frame fiction

for flights of flash fiction fancy

Course of Mirrors

the phenomenon of reflection

mikesteeden

THE DRIVELLINGS OF TWATTERSLEY FROMAGE

theowlladyblog

Viv Drewa, Indie Author and Blogger

Kaitlin Throgmorton

Writer + Adventurer

Grover's Manse

Christian. Wife. Homeschooling Mom of One. Crocheter. Soap Maker. Rabid Pittsburgh Steelers Fan. Genealogy Junky. Welcome to My Adventures.

Becca Joyce

Ordinary Times in Extraordinary Circumstances

Daily Echo

Sue Vincent ~ Echoes of Life, Love and Laughter

The Zeit

Your Body, Energy and Mind Blog

The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

A topnotch WordPress.com site

keithgarrettpoetry

Smile! You’re at the best WordPress.com site ever

The Neighborhood

Your online destination for thought-provoking entertainment

Writer's Treasure Chest

A blog for authors, about authors, written by an author

gbilleroutofbarbourcowestvirginia

This blog documents the genealogy and the arrivqal of the Buehler Family out of Ansbach, Germany, who became the Biller family of Shenandoah Coyunty and Barbour County, West Virginia. It documents the research that I have done to establish the genealogy of the Buehlers' line that arrived out Ansbach. This is the direct line of my sisters and brothers that orginated from Johann Christof Buehler. The spelling of Buehler was changed somethime around 1786 to Biller.

Essays & Fictions Wire

a conduit of culture and thought

PICZLoad pics a la carte

Watchout Loud and Have PICBliss!

jennyworstall

This WordPress.com site is the cat’s pajamas

Everyday Thoughts

you have all the answers inside you

Send Sunshine

Inspiration

four camels and a coffee to go

a story of a blended family and their journey

foryour[eye]

seeingfromwithin

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