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Beyond The Realm Of Us
A look into the life of a young writer who is left to live with the ghost of his beloved soulmate who died at the hands of a serial killer.
37 year old TEXAN. Desert recluse. Lover of vast space with no people to fuck it up, certain tobacco products, single malt scotch, politics, literature, beautiful women and all animals. My best friend is God. Please drive to the window...
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At Church With Amy (Poetry) Visiting Amy's lonesome grave in the desert. [84 words]
Casa Cantina De Loco (Short Stories) Crazy man, his favorite poet, Rainer Maria Rilke, and a sexy young girl... Marshall struggles with the complexity of gaining a new, less experienced lover or exploring the true reason for his post-div... [4,040 words]
Chemo Pastry Party (Short Stories) Miles walks through a dream induced by the drugs of his chemotherapy. [1,096 words]
Evolving To Simplicity; Our Lack Of Human Evolution (Essays) A few thoughts on why our species is incapable of achieving peace at this particular time. My belief that it begins with one and with some insight into where I came from, I know that if I can do it, ... [5,571 words]
Gone And Forgotten (Poetry) Death can only kill the memory. [115 words]
Heather Dream 4,836 (Poetry) Another tease from the ghost of my soulmate. [131 words]
Idee Fixe (Poetry) She's caught in my head. [37 words]
I'm Psychotic And So Is My Friend Episode Six (Short Stories) From a collection of 'episodes' following two lifelong friends; one being obsessive compulsive, the other sadistically maniacal. [1,352 words]
Kirby & I (Poetry) A late night walk in the desert with my cat, Kirby. [117 words]
Kissing My Spanish Woman (Short Stories) The time I kissed a very beautiful, younger girl and found out the value of such a kiss. [1,970 words]
Leaving On (Poetry) Words to family and friends prior to departing for a life of solitude. [208 words]
Life On The Vine (Poetry) A question of one's place and when or if it will ever change. [117 words]
Miles J. Jax, An Early Day In The Life (Short Stories) This section is an early excerpt from my novel. It will hopefully give the reader insight into the calamity of a broken-hearted man with two true loves, Lauren and fishing. [4,566 words]
My First Ann Coulter Poem (Poetry) A poem about how I feel when watching and listening to the thoughts and ideas of the Constitutional Attorney and author, Ann Coulter. [162 words]
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|READER'S REVIEWS (11)
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"Enjoyable- good use of syntax" -- Eric E., Houston, Texas, USA.
"People should read this story now. I believe it will give them more insight into the sudden confusion and emptiness being felt by the families and loved ones of the victims who died in the Sept. 11th attacks. It made me realize how their pain will never go away. " -- T. Glasson, New York, NY, USA.
"Worth Reading...Keep up the good work Branson!" -- J. Bryant, Atlanta,, USA, GA,.
"I didnt read this but im sure it is.....crap...." -- L.Cline.
"To: L. Cline - How commonly ironic it is that through your abysmal lack of effort comes forth, shinning with great light, your deeply self-imposed ignorance. I pity you; really I do, from the bottom of the glimmering bulb of sweat dripping from my swinging scrotum. May the darkness in which you hide be cold with the breath of all your brother cowards. Good luck." -- STORM, Houston, TX, U.S.A..
"Wow! Who do you think you are? You suck. You're writing sucks. Your stories aren't even stories their just simple situations. Hell, anybody can do that. Try harder. It may help, but most likely won't. Sorry, man - Ijust dont get ya." -- Bryan, Seattle , WA.
"Brilliantly well written, like "Without Condition", and has slightly more of a story line. Mainly though it's feelings and atmosphere that come across. In both stories though I got the impression that the narrative was leading up to something, and then it just stopped. I think a little more attention to developing a story line of some kind would improve your work, at least for me." -- David Gardiner, London, England.
"This is a sad piece, once again leaving me to ponder my own mortality and feel a great deal more passion for those who suddenly lose someone special for no reason at all. I loved this one, too! Keep writing, neighbor, and I'll keep reading." -- Sandra, Baton Rouge, LA, USa.
"This is a beautiful piece of writing. It is an in-depth and dissected journey through the mind of a troubled man. His feelings, thoughts and emotions are laid bare for us to poke around in and examine and I love some of the phrases and pretty words. My main thought while reading this was of wishing that one day someone might love me the way your character loved his woman, I just hope I don't have to be brutally murdered first! However I do feel that it doesn't really go anywhere and there was a lot of repetition. I think it's way too long for the words to sustain. I got a little bit bored in the middle. If this was cut to about 3000 words I think it would be a crackin1 piece of writing. As it stands its damned good. " -- Sooz, Dalton, England, Cumbria.
"And as for L.Clein, How the hell can you judge something you haven't even bothered to read? Perhaps you would still think it was crap after you'd read it, but at least then it would be an informed opinion and you could be respected for the time and trouble you'd taken in your reading and review, and who knows you might even have enjoyed it or learned something. I have no respect for someone who puts another person down ... I have even less respect for someone who puts another person down without even bothering to read his work. " -- Sooz, Dalton, England, Cumbria.
"Wonderful piece of writing. I found myself being completely absorbed in the life of your main character. Excellent!" -- Jasper Jones, Alexandria, LA.
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