Barbie Perkins-Cooper, Author

Living Life in the Country As A Writer, Photographer


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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Monday, April 17, 1922 – the birth date of my mother. Today is her 93rd birthday, only she is no longer alive. She died on September 11, 2002 – under questionable circumstances. On the date she died, I was ill with acute bronchial asthma. Prednisone made me a zombie. My cognitive skills were disorganized. I …

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