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Vera Jane Cook

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Vera Jane Cook Because I have a full time job and days set aside specifically for writing I can't afford to get writer's block. If I feel that I can't come up with a…moreBecause I have a full time job and days set aside specifically for writing I can't afford to get writer's block. If I feel that I can't come up with anything I usually take a walk and think about my book. That helps a lot because I return from the walk with ideas.(less)
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I want to hear wind and the rustle of leaves. I don’t want the sun but rather the greyness of rain. I want to hear my thoughts and the sound of my tires on asphalt and the distant laughter of children. I want the time and the silence to remember who loved me. I want […]
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“I should have seen his weaknesses and only given him a section of myself but I loved him to my core, no matter who he was. There were no hidden places in my heart that would not welcome him or any sacred ground inside my being that he could not walk upon.”
Vera Jane Cook, Pleasant Day

“Clarissa noticed his eyes, they were like indifferent tides, shielding knowledge of an impending storm”
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“The passing years often rob people of the truth. But then again, those passing years also allow people to recreate the truth.”
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Making Connections: 1658. - WHERE THE WILDFLOWERS GROW by Vera Jane Cook 19 104 Feb 04, 2014 05:02PM  
“Evil does not alter easily.....”
Olivia Hardy Ray, Annabel Horton, Lost Witch of Salem

“Little bastard would never get as tall as the tales he told.”
Vera Jane Cook, Pleasant Day
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“He stood there breathing hard, getting fat on bad news.”
Vera Jane Cook, Pleasant Day
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“No truth on this goddamn planet ever made its way out of your mouth. If truth was hanging out of your nose you'd blow that goddamn truth bugger into a snot rag and toss it into a fire pit”
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“I am well practiced in avoidance and indifference though the hollowness in my soul resents her absence; I wear the mask I must.”
Vera Jane Cook, Pleasant Day

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