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    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Back when I was a child before life removed all the innocence, my father would lift me high and dance with my mother and me. And then spin...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I believe in liberty for all men; the space to stretch their arms and their souls, the right to breathe and the right to vote, the freedom to...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Relationships with parents, grandparents, friends, and siblings were important to me when I was young and have remained so throughout my life. Our relationships with other people both...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of life’s longing for itself. They come through you, but not from you. And though they...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Frailing, Special to the AFRO “My daddy has paid the rent and the insurance man is gone and the lights is back on and my Uncle Brud has hit for one dollar straight...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Every time, I feel how life goes by, I recall the scenes that never die. One fine day one fine night you loving me on and on and...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO What the world needs now is love, sweet love it’s the only thing that there’s just too little of. What the world needs now is love, sweet love....

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “Art has to be a kind of confession. I don’t mean a true confession in the sense of that dreary magazine. The effort it seems to me, is:...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I don’t know about tomorrow; I just live from day to day.I don’t borrow from its sunshine for its skies may turn to gray. I don’t worry o’er...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I hope you never lose your sense of wonder. You get your fill to eat but always keep that hunger. May you never take one single breath for...

    LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND

    By Valerie Fraling, Special to the AFRO “I'll be seeing you in all the old familiar places. That this heart of mine embraces all day through. In that small café, the park across the way,...

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