Category Archives: The Novel

Milk and Honey: Chapter Two

The clarity of my first vision stands in contrast to the memories of the rest of my youth when a barrage of family and mythological heroes and villains conquered my developing mind. Time went forward and back without warning. I … Continue reading

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Milk and Honey: A Prologue

It was a most usual night, the evening Luc called. I had spread a coat of disinfectant across the textured cement floor of Westhills Safeway’s recently renovated butcher shop. Thick white foam bubbled and popped at my feet as I … Continue reading

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Sister Sport

One summer day, my mother took me to my grandparents’ place. She’d packed a small bag with some of my clothes and favourite toys. As we drove to their townhouse on the hill, I could tell that something was different … Continue reading

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Milk and Honey Chapter Three (Revised)

My grandparents were deeply in love until death stole him away one afternoon. I believe that massage was a key to their enduring affection: they took it very seriously, an assortment of massage tools occupied every room of their small … Continue reading

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Milk and Honey Chapter Two (Revised)

The clarity of my first vision stands in contrast to the memories of the rest of my youth when a barrage of family and mythological heroes and villains conquered my developing mind. Time went forward and back without warning. I … Continue reading

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First Visions (Milk and Honey Revised First Chapter)

There are memories before Luc. My genesis was met with a remote future possibility: Doctor Hames found a loose knot in my umbilical chord when she delivered me. She christened me the miracle child. Many visions remain: I carried them … Continue reading

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Milk and Honey: Revised Prologue

It was a most usual night, the evening Luc called. I had spread a coat of disinfectant across the textured cement floor of Westhills Safeway’s recently renovated butcher shop. Thick white foam bubbled and popped at my feet as I … Continue reading

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