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DREAMS OF CALICO, BUTTERFLY FANTASIES

This is National Pollinator Week, a time to celebrate the billions of small creatures who bring flowers and food into our lives.  In their honor, we revisit one of our favorite Fiction House creatures, the butterfly Calico. From Tales of … Continue reading

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FATHER’S DAY SCENTS AND SENSIBILITIES

by Raji Singh (A Favorite from our family’s past.  Happy Father’s Day!)   *    *    * PART I – FATHERS’ SENSIBILITIES I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction. Typhoon tears me from my parents and my … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO BIRDS

by Raji Singh In Honor of our feathered, furry, crawly, and scaly friends during National Pet Appreciation Week, a post from the Fiction House archives: LAST TIME – Golden Boy as Willamina, escorted by ardent admirer Jake, a beau in … Continue reading

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LEATHER, WHIPS, AND GUN-RUNNING ON THE RANGE–WHERE THE ARMS ARE BOUND

by Raji Singh In honor of National Pet Appreciation Week,  here is a piece from our Archives As I archive the mid 19th and early 20th century Fiction House Publishing, I am finding bits and pieces of rough drafts and … Continue reading

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CHARLES DARWIN’S VICTORIAN ROMANCE

By Raji Singh ‘THE literary romance of the 19th century.’ How a trusty bird made the romance take flight.  In honor of National Pet Appreciation Week. From the Fiction House Archives ~ ~ I watched her for so many consecutive … Continue reading

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PET TO HUMAN DEDICATION: WHY WE HAVE NATIONAL PET APPRECIATION WEEK

By Raji Singh In honor of National Pet Appreciation week, June 5, 2017, a Fiction House reminder of those furry, feathery, leathery, or fishy special residents in our hearts… I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction. … Continue reading

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PETS ON MEMORIAL DAY

By Raji Singh In honor of National Pet Month, our Memorial Day Tribute to our other family members… I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction. Typhoon tears me from my mother and father on board a … Continue reading

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MOTHER’S DAY MAGIC

by Raji Singh In honor of our mothers, from the archives of The Fiction House… I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction. Typhoon tears me from my mother and father on board a sinking ferry near … Continue reading

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MAY DAY ON THE BAYOU IN POEM AND STORY

By Raji Singh From the Archives of the Fiction House.  Happy May Day! “Today Thibidioux chil’ to be born. Butterflies come and tell me so. ‘Come Mama Lucy – time to go.’” 110 year-old healer and midwife Mama Lucy chants … Continue reading

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EYES OF A LIFETIME: A BAYOU POEM

By Raji Singh FROM THE FICTION HOUSE FILES: In honor of National Poetry Month A Farewell to Lucius Abel.  That last day with him, his Mama relives every day. *     *      * All is dark. Just one thing she sees … Continue reading

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