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Day 117/365: The Neighborhood (Part II)


The first morning she appeared, I was outside placing oily suet balls in the green birdfeeder. Blackbirds cleave to it and vigorously peck.

Peripheral vision disturbed by something, suddenly: a wavering form my mind failed to draw together into a composite . 105 more words

365 Project

Blackwood Gazette #108: New Location of Academy of Alchemists and Alliterators Revealed

By Basilio Mura, Nor Easter Correspondent

27/4- The zoning committee and city council of Oeil de Fleur have reached a decision regarding the new location for the Academic Alliance of Alchemists and Alliterators, and to the surprise of no one, not everyone is happy. 326 more words


W is for Wall #AtoZChallenge

Jessica woke up to the smell of pancakes and bacon. She opened her eyes, and was blinded by the sun bearing through the white blinds of the window to the right of the bed. 617 more words

Short Fiction

One sentence story #12

Painting Franz Marc

She watched, entranced, as they danced about, all long gawky limbs with the promise of adult grace, and wondered at the lost world that had once bred such creatures.


"Poppy's Ride" (ca. January 2003)

Poppy rose from her chair to look out the curtained window. Her jaw came loose upon seeing the red maple tree, which had risen with its earth to more than five yards above the ground. 1,570 more words


Sex in the Garden

“Are you laughing at me?” Joselyn asked.

“You’re not supposed to stick your nose all the way in them.” Aaron pushed her back a few inches. 185 more words

Short Fiction

Lost and Found

The ring hung from Grace’s finger, clashing, overlapping with her own rings. The problem was money. If only they had more money, she would never have found it. 661 more words

Flash Fiction