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Most of the family attended the reunion. Aunts, uncles, cousins. It promised to be fun.

The book drew her in. Each page pulled the curtain to another world back centimeter by centimeter.

The girls were disappearing. The protagonist engaged, Continue reading Window


Nonsense. We didn’t go to that rally looking for a fight. You can’t believe what those stupid news people say. They’re morons.

The brass knuckles? Sure. I carry them in my pocket at all times. Self-defense. This city is a stew of crime. People get jumped all the time.

Laughs. That old guy? Continue reading Fight

A Perfect Place

The windshield wipers squawk and bounce. Heavy drops splatter from idyllic leaves above. The tires squeal and delight on slick pavement.

The ancients buried one’s heart in the land of their love. Bestowing on the living, grueling quests to complete humble lives, succumbed in extinction.

What of Socrates? I speed away homeward. These wet trees are the columns and arches of my personal Utopia.

The smell is of moss, mildew and smoke. The rich loam of detritus squishes, yielding tears underfoot.

I stand in this place of perfection. Everything I could possibly want come true. Made more beautiful without you.

Picture linked via Sprinkled with Words.