Weekly Fortune Cookie—No matter how hard you try, you can’t please everyone…

You know, someone decided to give me some advice on the art of writing the other day. He proceeded to tell me that I should only write about things that I know.  Well, I guess I’m shit out of luck. I’m not bragging or boasting but I can tell you that I’ve lived a fairly …

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Real Life Friday – This Blog is not an Autobiography

I’m asked quite often if the stories and poems I write are really all about me. I have to honestly answer, that most of the posts on this site are pure fiction. Although, most of the time, it’s a pretty thin line that separates fiction from reality. I mean, let’s face it, writers by nature …

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Two year anniversary

Original post 5/7/2017   Welcome to The Backyard Poet In my never-ending quest to show the world my foolish attempts at creativity, I have decided to join the blogging community with my new blog site ‘The Backyard Poet’. I know what you're thinking. But Jerry, the river of information we call the internet is already jammed full …

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