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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 36 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Malby’s bar was not in a room apart from the main dining area, only set off on a platform to one side. This was to his advantage, for as he made his way past the small dance floor and tables he was able to scan for Maddie and her parents…READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-35 in earlier Blogs ) Malby’s bar was not in a room apart from the main dining area, only set off on a platform to one side. This was to his advantage, … Continue reading

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Language of the Spirit – Selected Poems by Rhea Harmsen is now available.

In preparation for the release of a new poetry collection (Children of the Half Light) I am liquidating my last 30 copies of my first booklet, Language of the Spirit. LANGUAGE OF THE SPIRIT is a 68 page collection of … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 35 from THE HARVEST OF REASON) John looked at his watch for the tenth time that morning and decided enough time had elapsed. He got up from his chair and left the office, walking down the hallway, downstairs to the vicinity of room 242. …READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-34 in earlier Blogs ) John looked at his watch for the tenth time that morning and decided enough time had elapsed. He got up from his chair and left … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 34 from THE HARVEST OF REASON) Maddie sat at her desk in the graduate student office trying to digest yet another binder of class notes, this time Quantitative Genetics. It was absolutely her worst subject…READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-33 in earlier Blogs ) Chapter 10  The steed of this Valley is patience; without patience the wayfarer on this journey will reach nowhere and attain no goal. The Seven … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 33 from THE HARVEST OF REASON)….READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-32 in earlier Blogs ) John slammed shut the cover of the journal he had tried to read unsuccessfully for the third time and ran his fingers through his hair … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 32 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie came in a little bit later than usual the next morning, but made up for it by working like a zombie the whole morning…READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-31 in earlier Blogs ) Maddie came in a little bit later than usual the next morning, but made up for it by working like a zombie the whole morning. She sat … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 31 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie had been wondering for the past half hour what to do. She had lost track of time while getting her data analyzed. Now she had missed the last campus bus at ten thirty and had no idea how she would get to the Vet. Sci. parking lot to pick up her car….READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-30 in earlier Blogs ) Maddie had been wondering for the past half hour what to do. She had lost track of time while getting her data analyzed. Now she … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 30 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie had finally sorted out the inheritance of the ozone resistance. It had been a painstaking process, to catalogue all the disease ratings…READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-29 in earlier Blogs )   Maddie had finally sorted out the inheritance of the ozone resistance. It had been a painstaking process, to catalogue all the disease ratings. It was a … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 29 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie had come back, but her whole self was rebelling. She had spent Christmas break with her family in Chicago. There had been lots of love and lots of warmth. The family had done everything to heal the fright and she had said she was okay to come back. But it was proving to be pointless. …READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-28 in earlier Blogs ) Chapter 9  …and if we taste of this cup, we shall cast away the world.  The Seven Valleys Maddie had come back, but her whole self was … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 28 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Without warning an arm went around her throat like a vice. All at the same time, she was choking and struggling, and being dragged backwards towards the dumpsters at the back of the building…READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-27 in earlier Blogs ) Without warning an arm went around her throat like a vice. All at the same time, she was choking and struggling, and being dragged backwards towards the … Continue reading

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