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The Swirls on Paper

He smudged the paper with his hand. The paint slipped outside the penciled line. He grunted, but kept going. Smudge again, another splash of color, another grunt. Outside the snow fell, deep, cold and unrelenting. The swish of the cars … Continue reading

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The Tirade

She was told she couldn’t fail. She had a mission to accomplish. But who was she, really? Continue reading

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Like a glove

I was done rotting in the jail cell, or so they told me. I’d shown good behavior, but my time was up and the governor couldn’t think of a reason to pardon me. The list they handed me was on … Continue reading

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The Bear Who Followed

Deep in the forest, the bear slumbered. It was close to spring, but the smell of the earth waking up hadn’t come to his nose yet. His eyes were still closed, his breathing rumbled evenly. He was not yet scheduled … Continue reading

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Ripped from the Earth

It was in the way, where the tree grew. The roots were strong, but not strong enough for the great jaws that came and ripped it from the warm soil. “Awww, does it have to go?” I whined. “It does.” … Continue reading

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Sunk

“The kids are fighting again.” The old man fingered his jaw. The lawyers would have to be called again. One on hand, he rued the day he let them take over his business. On the other, well they’d fight it … Continue reading

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The Journal

He found the journal on the train. It spilled her deepest secrets. Who she wished she’d never let into her life, who she wished she’d kept closer. It betrayed her true feelings about the weeks behind her, even while she … Continue reading

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