Pick of the day

Kuini Takes a Break

Credit for the photo is at the end of the poem.

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Story of the week

Breeder of Black Cats

Opal pads across the back of the couch, leaps down onto the arm, and over to Emmalynn. She rubs her soft black head against Emmalynn's hip, seeking affection, seeking approval. She was the runt of this litter, but now she's long and sleek, with the pale, gleaming eyes to which she owes her name.Read more

Poem of the week

Our Feet Don't Run

When we get up
in the morning
the sun is sure to shine
‘cause it knows I’m yours
and it knows you’re mine
we stroll along
slow as we please
we like holding hands
and sippin’ tea

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Gibbous House - A review by Tony Cook

This is a seriously good book, make no mistake about it. I’ve followed the gestation of Gibbous House on ABCtales and read it in various incarnations over the past three years but this final, published version is another step on.

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Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

This week from airyfairy:

As usual, lots of wonderful stuff on the site this week, and really hard to make choices.

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Story and Poem of the Week and Inspiration Point

This week from Philip Sidney:

It may be cold outside but abctales' writers are on fire this week; there are so many wonderful pieces to choose from.

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Picks of the Month

Have You Seen My Sister?


Have you seen my sister?

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These Games We Play with the Universe

“He's beautiful.”

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