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Blue Shotgun in Mid City

The house where my dear friends live is on a quiet street that has friendly neighbors. It's located only two blocks from a corner tavern that has free popcorn at happy hour. It's a shotgun design, meaning each room is located one behind the other. You could shoot through the…
Mike Chambers
October 2, 2021
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After the Rain

After a heavy rain signs of sunshine appear. The returning light may signify hope or it may not. In any case, one's spirit becomes lighter as the daylight returns. You may want to take a peek outside and verify this is true. Yes, it is. Lagniappe A young woman peers…
Mike Chambers
October 2, 2021
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Welcome Home

A soft cool light emanates from a room in an apartment overlooking a cobblestone street in New Orleans. A bicycle is parked underneath an open window. A glass table and chair invite you to sit for a spell.   Here’s another home you might like.  
Mike Chambers
October 2, 2021