Tag Archives: Bayou

THE GLUMS

By Raji Singh In case you need something to cheer you up after the 4th of July fireworks have faded, here’s an 1820’s tale about my great-great-grandfather, The Carper.  (An excerpt from Tales of the Fiction House) *   *   *   … 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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THE LINCOLN-DARWIN STUMP DEBATE OF FEBRUARY 1809, PART 1

by Raji Singh In honor of President’s Day and the evolution of the office, here is a favorite.      *     *     *    We are unearthing fantastical new facts that will rewrite history as we know it.  In a stunning tale hidden … Continue reading

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MAY DAY ON THE BAYOU IN POEM AND STORY

By Raji Singh To acknowledge the end of National Poetry Month and welcome May Day and Mothers, here is a poignant story of a mother’s lament *     *     * “Tis 1800, there ‘bouts, early morn. Today Thibidioux chil’ to be … Continue reading

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A BAYOU GATOR’S REMINISCE – A LIMERICK

By Raji Singh   April is National Poetry Month.  We at The Fiction House celebrate with a poem from Tales of the Fiction House.      *     *     * I am James Thaddeus Fiction, the Fifth – a true Fiction.  Typhoon … Continue reading

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THE LINCOLN-DARWIN STUMP DEBATE OF FEBRUARY 1809, PART I

by Raji Singh We are unearthing fantastical new facts that will rewrite history as we know it.  In a stunning tale hidden in the Fiction House Archives, we have found evidence of the mystical origins of two heroes of the 2nd … Continue reading

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MAY DAY ON THE BAYOU IN POEM AND STORY

By Raji Singh To acknowledge the end of National Poetry Month and welcome May Day and Mothers, here is a poignant story of a mother’s lament *     *     * “Tis 1800, there ‘bouts, early morn. Today Thibidioux chil’ to be … Continue reading

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HALF-HUMANS/HALF-BEASTS, A POEM

By Raji Singh April is National Poetry Month.  We at Fiction House Publishing celebrate all types of poetry. From Deep in the Bayou, comes this warning from Turt, our fin-clawed hero in Tales of the Fiction House: Turt’s thoughts are … Continue reading

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A BAYOU GATOR’S REMINISCENCE – A LIMERICK

By Raji Singh In Honor of National Poetry Month Just one of the 1,001 Tales residing for all eternity in the Fiction House. The butterflies’ nemesis, the gators. *     *     * See purty buttahfly – see dem flits. Onst our … Continue reading

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THE LINCOLN-DARWIN STUMP DEBATE OF FEBRUARY 12, 1809, PART I

by Raji Singh      Steven Spielberg’s excellent portraying of America’s 16th President omits – probably because of cinematic time constraints – dramatic events of Abraham Lincoln’s Kentucky log cabin birth.  Those events relate directly to Charles Darwin’s birth in England … Continue reading

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