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The Happiest Tree

They call it the Happiest Tree. They say on some nights, around twilight, before the sun has completely dipped below the horizon, it glows there, up on the hill, and seems to smile down at you. I always thought that … Continue reading

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Play

Johnny liked to play. He was a baseball star in high school, and he had big, big dreams of playing for his State, or even the country. Big, big dreams are risky. Better perhaps to have smaller aims and avoid … Continue reading

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Midas Kiss

They said she had the Midas Kiss. One touch, one caress, of her lips and all turned to gold in your world. Not literally, of course. Well..not at first.. That’s the thing, isn’t it, with promises too sweet? With the … Continue reading

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Dream House

She had a house she visited in her dreams as a child. While most dreams are ephemeral and never return – as individual and as special and as untrappable as a snowflake – this dream and this house returned, always … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – Clown Gang

The clown gang are professionals. You can hire them individually for parties and for shows and they will certainly play their part. But their real work is more hidden, and only those in the know understand. Only those in the … Continue reading

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Flash fiction – Devil

The devil lives here. All the older inhabitants of our little town say so. They say on winter nights you might catch his shadow in the moonlight as he stands at his window, looking out. Many years ago, they say, … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Release No 6

  Report Brief: Release No. 6 Background Release 6 of the upgraded human consciousness went online on February 6 2018. Key upgrades included a failsafe protocol to avoid the disastrous carnage triggered by miss firing synapses in Release No 5. … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Ghost

This hospital has a ghost. Sadly the children here, being the most open, the most psychically acute, tend to see it the most. But on the other hand, they are young, and usually recover from both their bodily ills and the … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Alien

So long ago, a millennium or more in your time, we evolved. We rose out of the whirlpool of our world to achieve what your Buddhists call the release from attachment. Perfect detachment. Our physical form relaxed and withdrew to … Continue reading

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(Flash Fiction) Rock Star

Davy was a rock star. Before he reached such illustrious heights he was just David, a friendly, kind of handsome lad who never really knew his own good looks or casual charm. He had an insecurity which drove him, I … Continue reading

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