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Four months is long enough for an update

Even though it seems like I may have fallen off the face of the planet, I promise I’m still here. I’ve just put my drabbles to the side while I’ve been focusing on larger projects. They’re still in early stages … Continue reading

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Protected: Day 19: Alien

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Story A Day in May

I’m going to participate in Story A Day in May this year for the first time and attempt to actually complete “a story a day” instead of my usual “a story a month (or quite possibly every two months)”. So, … Continue reading

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Philosophy of a Dragon

The knight and dragon circled each other, both eyeing each other warily. “Dragon, why must you keep plundering our village?” “I am a dragon; I collect riches.” “Will you fill the lair until there is no room for yourself?” The … Continue reading

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Playing With Phrasing

Tommy finished speaking and shifted from foot to foot. He felt terrible, but wasn’t sure how his friend would react. “Well, you can take these and shove ’em up your ass,” Jimmy said. Tommy blinked at him, frozen in surprise. … Continue reading

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Misdiagnosis

The doctor wore an emotionless mask. My breath caught in my throat and my mouth went dry. The growing tension suffocated me. He stared straight into my eyes and I knew. I knew he would say the words I dreaded. … Continue reading

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Games

“Let’s play a game,” the little girl said. The little boy nodded. “Tag!” She giggled before sprinting into the woods. He disappeared between the trees. “It’s sweet to see a brother play with his sister,” a neighbor said, observing the … Continue reading

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Mother

I see a sea of people rushing here and there. I see children run into the arms of their mothers. Although their hands wrap tightly around her neck, their faces are relaxed, enjoying the euphoric embrace of safety. Mother makes … Continue reading

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The Mollusk and the Crustacean

An oyster bounced a beautiful pearl on her tongue. A nearby crab, disturbed by the sun glinting off the jewel, stormed over to investigate. “Give me that!” The crab reached for the pearl. The oyster clamped her mouth shut. “Hey! … Continue reading

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The Revolution

King Vanity donned his finest silks while his trusted adviser waited impatiently for him. He could hear the cacophony of roars outside of his castle, and was preparing to flee for his safety. But first he had to be sure … Continue reading

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