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A moment in time…a very short story

“What are you doing?” he asked. “I’m laying on the floor with a book on top of me.  Since I will never live long enough to read all the books I have, and want to read, I decided to lay … Continue reading

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The Gull who stood alone…

She stood alone and stared at the other gulls.  “What?” she asked. “Come over here with us,” they said, ruffling their feathers.  “You need to move closer.  We can keep you safe, you just have to do as we say.” … Continue reading

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Meet Bella…

Bella is a lovey sheep.  She’s a Taoist and when asked, she’s always willing to explain the art of being.  She’s a well centered and well grounded sheep, who enjoys being alone.  She feels that the world is out of … Continue reading

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Little kids…

“We are NOT Dalmatians.  I don’t care what the little girl told you.” “She showed me a picture and we do look like them,” said the baby goat, all curled up on the rock. “Dalmatians are not goats.  We are … Continue reading

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Marcy’s story…

Two years ago, I ran away from the farm that was holding me prisoner.  It was the best decision I ever made.  These are my free-born children.  They’ll never be thrown down and shaved, or slaughtered for human consumption.  As … Continue reading

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The end…is sometimes a beginning…a very short story

He had reached the end of the line.  There was no going back and he didn’t know what waited for him in the darkness.  He sat quietly, eyes closed, contemplating his life and how he had lived it.  He was … Continue reading

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A very short story…

She sighed and finally picked up the phone.  She’d let the last four calls go directly to voice mail.  “What?” she said, staring at her coffee. “Did you think I’d stop calling if you didn’t pick up right away?” said … Continue reading

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Snow White…a very short story

Snow White was a beautiful, sweet and very gentle egret.  Her mother loved and adored her but, like many unfortunate things in this world, there were those who were envious of her pure white feathers, those who wanted her for … Continue reading

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Blue bird…a very short story

She told him that she would return when the blue birds sang. He told her that all the birds were gone. She held very still, then she opened her hand and a blue bird flew from her palm to the … Continue reading

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The Detective…

The flock of flamingos in my yard were absolutely bursting with excitement.  It’s not everyday The Detective passes by.  She gets the job done, solves every case,  but no one has ever seen seen her…all thy ever see is her … Continue reading

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