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Dead…a short story

She knew she was dead.  She’d watched herself bleed out, laying on the street, face down in the rain.  She always loved the way the rain made the streets look.  It reminded her of Paris. So, dead.  Now what?  She … Continue reading

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The Bear Store…a story about true friendship.

Every evening, after the shop was closed for the night, she looked at the bears through the window.  She named each of them, and treated them like the friends that they were.  She missed the bears who were purchased, but … Continue reading

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Sandi…a short story

The used bookstore was dim and smelled unpleasantly of old books.  But she went there everyday and stayed from morning until closing.  The owners were so used to seeing her, they brought her a donut and juice each morning, since … Continue reading

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Sidney and Carol…A Short story.

“What do you think about the Myth of the Virtuous woman?”  asked Sidney. “Not much,” said Carol. “It’s a huge invisible chastity belt for females.” “I agree.  Men made it up to control our lives.  It was, of course, sanctioned … Continue reading

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The Fairy Woods, a short story.

She saw the sign and frowned.  Would fairies leave a plaque of sorts, telling humans where they were?  She thought it was unlikely.  Still, she had gone into the woods looking for them, and so far, this was the first … Continue reading

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The Tiny Cafe on the Corner…a short story.can

“Is this The Tiny Cafe on the Corner?” he asked. She made a face at him, then pointed to the sign. “Oh, yeah, sorry.” She pointed to the other sign. “Do a lot of people bring nuclear weapons into the … Continue reading

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Molly and the snake… a story about friendship.

“Hello,” said the little girl, squatting down next to the snake. “Hello,” said the snake, politely. “My name is Molly, what’s yours?” “I don’t have a name,” he said. “Well, it’s very nice to meet you,” she said, smiling. “Nice … Continue reading

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An after christmas story…of sorts

she got a bike on christmas morning a boy’s bike because that’s what she asked for most people said she was STRONG WILLED and stubborn but what they really meant was that she was a girl who knew exactly what … Continue reading

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A family affair…winter

“Yes,” he said.  “You did very well.  It’s beautiful and just the right mixture and weight.  It’s perfect snow.” “Thank you,” she said, throwing her arms around him.  “But…” “But you still don’t understand why you can’t play here all … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tree Story…

“Stay close to me.” “Why are we hiding?” she asked softly, looking up at her mom. “Because it’s christmas time.   You’re to young to remember, our brother was cut down in the prime of his life and then thrown away … Continue reading

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