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Finally Over

Original poetry from my book “Toni’s Room” Finally Over When I lost youI found myselfOh but it hurtIt pained for so longThinking of how foolish I had beenTo believe in youBut my hurt turned into poetryAnd danceAnd I wroteAnd dancedUntil … Continue reading

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“In the middle of a street in Camden, NJ” – by J.T.Austin Jr.

I read this short essay at his memorial service this past Saturday (more to come about that) and several people have asked for a copy of it, so I am posting it on my blog. It was one of many small glimpses into the sensitive side of my dad that until his later years, was only uncovered in his writing. I can’t wait to put all of his thoughts into book form but for now, I’ll share one of my favorites so far: Continue reading

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