Barbie Perkins-Cooper, Author

Living Life in the Country As A Writer, Photographer


Dearest Readers: I suppose today is a day to reminisce, in hopes I might convince myself it is time to break away from social media, interruptions, along with the intense doubts I have about the ability to write. Below is another award-winning story I wrote a few months after losing my father. Hope you enjoy! Arriving …

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Dearest Readers: Below is an award-winning short story written many years ago. Hope you enjoy!   NOT MY PAPA by Barbie Perkins-Cooper The screaming telephone jolted me out of bed. “Hello,” I groaned rubbing my sleep-filled eyes. “Were you asleep?” My mother’s crude voice whined. Rolling my eyes to the ceiling, I whimpered, “Not anymore.” “Your …

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