Author Archives: Michael Diamond

Homestretch

I’m just about there. That line every writer dreams of typing. The End. Fin. When all the work is done (insert laughs with occasional sobbing) and you can sit back and let the piece breathe. It’s like when a base runner in baseball rounds third. The third base coaches’ arm is windmilling like crazy and

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Power

After returning from my travels to the south I sat down in the quiet moments and reflected on what I’d heard. As a “northerner” anything further than the Mason-Dixon line is a bit odd. Life moves at a different pace. The people seem strange, as I am a stranger in their lands. It is America,

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Buried Bones

Have you ever dug up bones? For that matter do you remember the opening scene from that iconic film Jurassic Park? Long before the raptors or the crazy T-Rex begin ripping apart everyone’s lives, the simple and quiet Dr. Grant is sitting on a dig site, playing with a claw and chiding some small boy

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