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Won't You Be My Neighbor

There's always that one, nosy neighbor.



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Benny watches his neighbor dig a hole. What's the hole for? Benny has his theories. His wife Helen doesn't share Benny's enthusiasm for spying on their neighbor. This is a problem for Benny.

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Submitted: May 17, 2018
Last Updated: September 22, 2022

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The Writer: J. Phillip Wilkins

J. Phillip Wilkins is a composer and the author of several unfinished books, including 'Desert Witch', 'The Girl From Yuma', 'Laughter, Far Away', and 'Lighthouse At The World's End'. His tenure as one-third of indie pop outfit The Postmarks was followed by a move to the West Coast demimonde. Won second place in a writing contest at his middle school with his first short story, runner-up to a son-of-a-bitch who plagiarized Stephen King. Became obsessed with Incans after watching an episode of In Search Of. Over the ensuing decades, he split his time between writing and music, finally making a career with a band while working as a production manager for newspapers and tabloids. In 1992 he... Go to bio
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