THE AUTHOR'S HOUSE
THE AUTHOR'S HOUSE
LEGENDS by Mayhew Preston Reese
THE TALE OF THE MAN WITH THE BLACK UMBRELLAS

When Hemlock McCobb became Mayor of town,
his plans for improvement went upside-down.
The children were threatened by means quite strange,
but found themselves saved by a big wave of change.
The people were vexed with their lives out of balance,
but they soon found the courage to rise to the challenge.

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THE LEGENDS OF FLEUR DU LAC: Tales of MISTAKES MADE
A collection of morality tales set in a seaside town populated by dubious people and beasts
A DEARLY BELOVED FINE RED WINE

This tale is told of how vampires came
to make tasty, red wine and find subsequent fame.
But then it was found what the red wine contained
and were thrown out of town while ambitions remained,
and because they knew then what the people prefer
they found fame once again with their Cirque de Vampyr.

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AT THE FINISHING SCHOOL FOR BAD CHILDREN

A cruel and mean boy is carted away
to learn morals and manners and how to behave.
As the story unfolds it is quickly made clear
that such bad little children, no matter how dear,
are punished in kind for the mischief they do,
and so therefore our boy gets his comeuppance too!

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DEEP IN THE SHADOWS OF THISTLECHAFFE MANOR

There was an old woman named Great Aunt Althea
who lived a long time with the crazy idea
that her family members wanted her dead
so that they could live in her mansion instead.
So she called for the help of her beastly assistants
who disposed of her problems with little resistance.

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THE WITCHES OF HEDGEHOUSE

In a house which was woven from branches and trees,
the witches within did what mischief they pleased.
They reacted with vengeance when they were accused
by concocting a spell that was meant for abuse.
But because they reacted with pure lack of vision
they came to regret that hasty decision.

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WHAT HAPPENED AT HILLINGTON HALL

She once lived the good life with family aplenty,
and then it was gone. She's alone now and empty.
She dreamed of the day that somehow and some way,
she would find a way back there despite her dismay.
To this fantastic daydream, she was fully devout
and so bound to her memories that she couldn't get out.

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THE LEGENDS OF FLEUR DU LAC: Tales of SECRETS KEPT
THE TALE OF THE UNKNOWN

A boy and a library are rarely a mix,
but this bored little boy found himself in a fix.
But he found himself grounded for a half day at least
with a fairly ferocious book-eating beast.
Yet while his gut was churning, his heart was yearning
to read… and delve deep into the fine art of learning.

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THE LEGENDS OF FLEUR DU LAC: Tales of WRONGS RIGHTED
THE CURSE OF THE FAMILY JEWELS

They were heir to house that was once grandiose
and they soon realized that it harbored a ghost.
They were given the task of the house to restore
when the ghost made the promise of giving them more,
so they cleaned and repaired as they hoped and despaired,
but neither foresaw how badly they'd fared.

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THE TALE OF THE IDLE HANDS

An industrial accident severed his hands
and was soon convalesced per his doctor's demands.
Then a devil arrived with a curious gift
and the effects of the gift made him feel kinda miffed.
He could not comprehend why he'd turned on his friend,
when it turned out to be a big joke in the end.


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THE LEGENDS OF FLEUR DU LAC: Tales of LESSONS LEARNED
THE TALE THAT ALMOST GOT AWAY

In this pearl of a tale our mermaid sings
to find love, but instead beholds terrible things.
She's pursued by a lover who wouldn't surrender
and went to great lengths in attempts to defend her.
She liked the attention of this man she despised,
and was caught so he showed her off like a well-earned prize.

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