Tag Archives: love

Last photo

This was the last photo taken of them before they disappeared. They had just been married, and the reception was in full swing, and they’d gone outside for a moment in the peaceful night together. Their photographer came out with … Continue reading

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Birthday Choice (Horror Flash Fiction)

She knew her father was different to other fathers. He was far more clever, and some say he had magic in his soul. And she was not like other little girls, she knew that too. How could she be, with … Continue reading

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Blue Roses (Horror Flash Fiction)

He held the blue roses in his hand, petals falling with each moment he gazed from the castle window to the barren, winter land below. Only the harshest flowers survived here, though the woodlands were indeed lush. Blue roses, he … Continue reading

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Animation – Fourteen

  Eventually I had to know. I now understood god and his wish for man to have free will in a manner I had previously not apprehended. Love is not love if it is coerced or forced. You must choose … Continue reading

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Animation – Thirteen

Weeks passed, my heart trembling in his presence as though on the edge of a precipice. Was it wrong of me to read between the lines of his words, his gestures, to something more personal, more sweet, more tender? How … Continue reading

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Animation – Twelve

We settle on three times a week. He comes ostensibly for an hour on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, after his law lectures and tutorials have finished for the day, but always stays longer than the allotted time. He draws and … Continue reading

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Animation – Ten

It became an experiment for me. I had never been much of a conventional, bookish scientist at school – the tables of chemical compounds and values had seemed like another language, wholly inexplicable to me, and cutting up frogs was … Continue reading

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Animation – Seven

I am watching him talking with a friend. They have met at the doorway to his favourite café – now mine (I even go later in the day and sit at the same table, the same seat and drink coffee … Continue reading

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Animation – Five

I watch him from my balcony and wish for some suitable epigram, some wondrous words, to sum him up. I would be the Oscar to his Bosey, but without history’s ignominious end. It seems fitting. The art world is not … Continue reading

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Animation – Four

I first saw him over four months ago, a full month before I would understand what I had begun. I live in a comfortable, almost sprawling apartment. There is a cosmopolitan piazza below. Every morning at 9.30 I light a … Continue reading

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