Cherrypicked stories

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Lilliputian Visions

It was only very recently that I discovered that my vision, or rather what I actually saw, had a name, a title, it was a thing, something other...
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Where do Christmas Trees go to Die?

Where do Christmas trees go to die In a municipal car park piled up high And all the dogs stop to sniff The household smells of pets And festive food...
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Afternoon Angel

I know for sure it was a Tuesday afternoon. I don't know if it was the first time I smoked weed, such moments are hard to pinpoint. Today is also a...
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Foreigner

Smell the coffee
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The Dream

He’d dreamed a future of wealth and abundance: a world of harmony, where disease, war and famine were abolished. It was filled with people born of...
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Lorgnette to Sunrise

"I am astonished by everything I am delighted by nothing." She said, now stood before the open window; Her shadow holding a thin brazen line, As...
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left over

these are the left over years life reduced, the womb dry. If I were a vegetable I would be limp but I am stiffening, from the fingers in and my...
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Jeremiah Starfish

Like millions of others, I’m done reading Fire and Fury and half done with Daniel Ellsburg’s Doomdsay Machine. Very disquieting how they over lap...
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Sum of the storm

wind worm winds through rough woos trees, shatters these breathing roofs; leaves scatter. In the aftermath trunks, reaching equal signs cross blank...
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Oh, bumblebee (Song)

1. Oh bumble bee; you humble me and here's the reason why. You're far too fat; because of that you were not built to fly. Chorus 1: But you still...
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Groceries

IP: Left Over There are many things more depressing than grocery stores
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Man on His Tractor

Man on His Tractor Haying done spotted like freckles are the mounds-- it was early morning when work began. First the mowing then raking next bailing...
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Lonesome Cowboy

I wanted to be a lonesome cowboy...
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Zam and the Sibyl

He tasted the air. The demons had a smell, foul and unmistakable. It was there, alright, but faint. They were likely off hunting. Dani willing, he would make it to the portal and back unnoticed.
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The Last Days of 'Seventeen

It's Christmas time again, and political messages between gloomy tunes on the telly seem to sum up a strange year, two thousand and seventeen put to...
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Message III (Kaspazar's Request)

"No! It can't be!" Image is in the Public Domain source Wikipedia Commons.
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Where the good things go (memory audit)

Image: © Nevit Dilmen / Wikimedia Commons very loose section heads... no science etc here!
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The Child of the Meteor: Chapter 1

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During a meteor shower, a young girl encounters a mysterious boy in the woods. Between balancing her tenuous relationship with her father, the girl attempts to uncover the truth about who the boy is and where he came from. Note: Mild language occasionally

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