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Vignette

I stood on the bank of a stream. A breeze blew through my hair. A voice called out to me, and I turned. My heart leapt, as it does when a friend greets you. I had not seen her in … Continue reading

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Street at the End of Time

Photo courtesy of marcolm at FreeDigitalPhotos.net After she vanished, I felt the weight of isolation and the bitter irony of birds singing as tears streamed down my face. Vonnegut would have understood – “and so it goes.” The stones were … Continue reading

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Lovecraft Homage – flash story

Well, well. You just never know where a surge of inspiration will originate, perhaps while organizing one’s library. Hadn’t thought of the wonderful stories of H.P Lovecraft for some time, but unpacking an old edition of At the Mountains of … Continue reading

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Six-Word Stories #2

Your suitcase is packed. Please leave. “It’s a boy!” “No it’s not.” Wanted: Friend who makes me smile. House for rent. Must like ghosts.

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Charlie, Charlie

A little tongue-in-cheek story. ______________________________________ Foyer of a dark abandoned house at night. Wind howls outside. A sheet of notebook paper lies in the middle of the dusty floor encircled by candles. Two pencils lie across one another, the one … Continue reading

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