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I have 372 stories published in one collection on the site.
My stories have been read 304528 times and 35 of my stories have been cherry picked.
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Joseph Xavier Martin

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Posting on the net- new age graffiti ?

Posting on The Net- New age graffiti? As a frequent poster on the net, I sometimes wonder who reads my stories. Like graffiti artists the world over...

A Good Cup of Coffee

A Good Cup of Coffee We read the announcement, for a “Coffee Tasting,” in our Spring Run online bulletin. Josh Petrovsky, our Food and Beverage...


Books are a passport for me to the ages. When I see one standing upon a library or bookstore shelf, I think of the many ideas that lie within and the...

St. Patrick's Day in Florida

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Florida It was eighty degrees and sunny out, on a clear and beautiful morning in Naples Florida. We were standing on the...

And a child shall lead them

“And a child shall lead them” is a popular biblical verse, from Isaiah, chapter 11. It is often used as a citation by the religious, advising us that...


2 of my comments have received 2 Great Feedback votes

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Yes, insert, there is. First

Posted on Sat, 09 Sep 2017

Yes, insert, there is. First responders canvassed all neighborhoods looking for anyone needing assiatance. Buses were available to ferry anyone needing a ride to shelters. Even the homeless got escorted to shelters, sometimes unwillingly. As...

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Posted in Hurricane Irma Comes Calling

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Do not go gentle into that

Posted on Sun, 08 May 2016

Do not go gentle into that good night


Do not go gentle into that good night,

Old age should burn and rage at close of day;

Rage, rage against the dying of the light.


The words are the opening couplet...

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Posted in Sick and Tired and Strong