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Thursday, December 1, 2022

From the pages of a book

My title matters not at the moment, but I will tell you what I am. I am an old book here on an old shelf. You might wonder about my history, but I cannot...

No one’s Mona Lisa

When I was 14, I visited the Louvre. The building was bigger than I imagined. Later, I learned that it would’ve taken  200 days to see  35,000 paintings even if I were to spend 30 seconds at...

Buttonwillow

It was well past nine when the last train let him off at the downtown station. Ray was the first to disembark, and as he trudged toward the staircase leading over the platforms to...

Feature Fiction, Issue 15, 1/28/20

Storm: By Sabrina Hunter, CW Her head was the lightning filled sky. Anxiety and thunder coursing through her veins, Blood substituted by sadness, The fast beating of her heart as scattered as the rain, Trembling hands echoed the waves...

The perfect winter ‘booketlist’

As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, the urge to roll yourself in a blanket while cuddling with a good book and having your main character moment slowly kicks in. Here...

Rose

Days like today,  I see myself as a rose.  Soft petals, red thorns.    If I let myself be picked, I hope I am treated well.  I wouldn’t want to change  A thing about me.    If I am picked apart,  Changed to be...
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Pangs of Hunger

On the Thanksgiving morning of her nineteenth year, Lucinda took those first blessed steps onto the ledge of the train’s platform, hands trembling from the biting November air. Misty fog gathered at her exposed...

Star Cup

October 4, 2045 Code Name: Resurrection Purpose: Understand the minds of offenders to create better profiles. Phase 4: Human Trial Source: Sabine Morat Crime: Serial Murder Subject #3: Special Agent Levon *** I don’t think people know how hard it can be...

Voiceless

She marches on without her spirit’s guide In a world divided by people’s pride.  We fight for a cause that is hard to attain,  That will only result in others pain.    Try to follow their positions blindly, See if...

Heaven’s Lobby

Courtesy of Flickr When you die you are informed that in order to pass over to the afterlife you must first guide the new incarnation of yourself to...