Monthly Archives: May 2015

Reflections of the Model-A Model Story

Reflections of the Model-A Model Story By Richard Mabey Jr. “The Model-A Model” is a short essay that I wrote for the Independent News back in February of 2001. I was honored to find out that it made the “Commentary … Continue reading

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Tender Be The Young Love: Chapter 2, Jenny’s Library

This is a picture I took, from my computer screen, of “Jenny’s Library” as it looks today. The world knew this library as the “Paterson Eastside Library.” It broke my heart to see that it had closed up due to … Continue reading

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Tender Be The Young Love

Tender Be The Young Love Beneath the Arms of That Old Maple Tree By Richard Mabey Jr. This scene begins a series of fictional writings of a love story that I am working on. It is one scene from a … Continue reading

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A Loving Moment

A Loving Moment By Richard Mabey Jr. While this is a true story, I’m not 100% sure if all of the dialogue is exactly how it was spoken. But it is written as best as I honestly can remember. The … Continue reading

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Overcoming Self Doubts

This is a photo of myself taken in my senior year of high school. I wanted very much to see my many stories and articles become published, but my heart was filled with self doubts. The good Lord used a precious … Continue reading

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Reflecting Upon Penny

Reflecting Upon Penny By Richard Mabey Jr. O’ bring me back just one more day, to find myself lost in your eyes, O’ your cowboy hat and carefree way, to once again hear your gentle sighs.   In summertime we’d … Continue reading

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Tribute to Penny

Tribute to Penny By Richard Mabey Jr. I remember when I first saw you, I thought you were out of my league. For in your eyes lied solemn and true, your beauty, charm and mystical intrigue.   O’ the afternoon … Continue reading

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