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Lost Girl

The forest swallows up The little lost girl Hungry for life To replenish its aching soil Parents will grieve The little lost girl Wandering the pathways Where her little feet have trod She’s just one of many The little lost … Continue reading

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Tempest Rising

They took it all from her. Everything she loved, everything she even stopped a moment to care for, to value. The townsfolk barred her from her home, chased her from the streets. It was too long ago for me to … 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) Blackbird

The blackbird came rarely, and when it came, it brought death in its wake. No-one knew why. It was just a bird, and acted no differently to its feathered kin. But time and again this one returned, and every time, … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude – Twenty Six

  What was she trying to tell him? Was she really trying to tell him anything, or was it all part of the game? Obviously she was a liar. But she was a clever one. There would be clues. Intelligence … Continue reading

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Animation – Eighteen

The true nature of a god is loneliness. I know this now. It is the price of such power, it follows in its wake. You cannot commune with others that are, essentially, alien to you. It is to be separate. … Continue reading

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Animation – Seventeen

Once finished, I sleep fitfully, then the next morning, around the time of cafe assignations, I sit at my window to watch. At precisely 10am I see my beloved arrive and sit, happy and excited at a cafĂ© table. He … Continue reading

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Animation – Fifteen

Too late a god understands that free will has a hidden sting. I wonder if the original god, who created all of our world, found a similar regret when his creations had inner lives, not just outer. Like me perhaps, … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Twenty

  Lisa woke alone, to the sound of police sirens outside her house. She barely had time to register the sad loneliness of waking without Damien there, not even knowing he had left her in the night or what to … Continue reading

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The Hanged Girl – Nineteen

Early the next morning the school revellers were awaking. Little real studying had occurred the evening before, and perhaps even the principal would admit that was not really the intended or expected outcome of the event. It was more about … Continue reading

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