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Gone Are The Days

“I was writing short stories, and I remember that the biggest thing you could do in school then was they had an Atlantic Monthly short story contest, and I won it. I got first and third and a lot of honorable mentions……………………… I hope someday—and it’d better be fast—that I’ll start writing longer fiction.” Kris Kristofferson, from

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The Rock

From the Rock, by Kris Kristofferson :

I said, “It’s at least forty feet high, and it’s a rock that looks just like a naked lady.”

“Do you mean…all over?” she said, with a worried look.

“Yes,” I said, and I was going to go on when my father motioned for us to be quiet.