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The child and the rhino…a very short story

Pixabay “I’m so sorry,” she said.  “For what the humans did to you and to those you loved.  I’m so very, very, sorry.  Let me tell you a story. Once upon a time there was a beautiful world.  A world … Continue reading

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Stanley…a very short story

Photo:  Pixabay Stanley was a rebel.  He left his herd at an early age, refusing to conform to herd rules and regulations.  He wanted more out of life than grazing, mating, and standing around, or moving as one.  He wanted … Continue reading

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I need a book…I honestly didn’t intend for this little story to go on for so long but they wouldn’t stop talking.

“I need a book,” he said. “Well, you came to the right place,” said Liz, sarcastically.  “This is a bookstore.  We have books.  Lots of them.  What book would you like?” “Something for a person who just lost the love … Continue reading

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Breaking and Entering…

“What are the charges, officer?” “Hey, watch your mouth.” “You know that’s physically impossible, don’t you?” “Listen kitty….” “The name’s Snowball.  If you can read, you’ll see that on the piece of paper in front of you.” “You were picked … Continue reading

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Jumper…a short story

“What are you doing?” “Standing on the edge of the roof.  What does it look like I’m doing?” “Let me rephrase my question,” she said, shading her eyes with her hand.  “Why are you standing on the edge of the … Continue reading

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Humans…Very short story

Pixabay “It’s an airplane.  Humans flew in them.” “People flew in THOSE?  Were they insane?” “Yes, they were.” “It looks as if it was shot down.” “It might have been.  Humans were always at war, at least near their end.” … Continue reading

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She…

Pixabay She lived in her dreams.  The everyday world was just a shadow to be dealt with now and then.  She wandered, dropping through clouds, through dimensions, her mind leading the way, taking her to places that never existed, until … Continue reading

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