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The twelve pieces published by me thus far in 2013 are brought together under one cover, with the hope that the reader sees both variety and harmony in my approach to the short work. I chose the word excellence in the title of the anthology primarily because the writing is capable, the spirit is philanthropic, and the meanings are discreetly and engagingly pointed to.

The reader will find my poetry: A Great Notion, This Love Is; Diamonds From The Void; Gonna Gotta Let My Hair ...

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Overview

The twelve pieces published by me thus far in 2013 are brought together under one cover, with the hope that the reader sees both variety and harmony in my approach to the short work. I chose the word excellence in the title of the anthology primarily because the writing is capable, the spirit is philanthropic, and the meanings are discreetly and engagingly pointed to.

The reader will find my poetry: A Great Notion, This Love Is; Diamonds From The Void; Gonna Gotta Let My Hair Down; Spectacles Of Love; and Horizons Around Us. All are selections of my personal favorites, and chosen for their capacity to entertain.

My lone foray into essay writing is here in Cosmogony's Riddle, an entertaining contemplation of existence, modern dilemmas, leprechauns, and ironic coincidence.

I also have a collection of fifty proposed word origins that haven't occurred to the linguists until now: The Thinking Human's Etymologies. You'll find in it my most aggressive commentaries as well as my taste for puns.

My short stories are I Had Always Been So, How I Became Insane (An Insomniac's Tale), and Brainwash. The second and third are humorous tales, and the first is the abridged account of life for one woman who lives through the times of repression into the contemporary world of marriage equality.

The aptly titled Passion's Energies gives you eleven vignettes to stimulate your love of living.

Finally, a story that I think is more apocryphal than fictional: The supernatural-themed Beyond Her Curtain.

All these works are adult reading material, not for explicit content, but for mature themes.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044624344
  • Publisher: Robin Xavier Fontaine
  • Publication date: 6/28/2013
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 453,352
  • File size: 125 KB

Meet the Author

I was born and raised near Montreal, Quebec, midway through the baby-boom, the second of three daughters. (How I got the middle name Xavier is a story in itself.)I started out with a disability, and eventually became a differently-abled person. I have learned in my life that with the three H's, Hope, Humor, and Humility, life offers more than enough rewards.The branches of a tree grow upward and outward, yet in life, our branches can all come back together again in a great knot, and a new tree begins growing upwards - awkward picture, isn't it? Recently I have found tranquility, love, and inspiration, and so it's as though life is beginning all over again. I hope to share my optimistic disposition with my readers; to know your limits, yet hope and strive for your dreams, is what brings out our truest humanity.I now share a Twitter account with my old ex, Robert E Vonne - check out our tweets. @robinrobin55Peace and cheers!
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