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Steps

I step – – into the dark. My feet find the snow. Each breath slices down. The sun sleeps in the earth. Advertisements

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A Small Sliver of Your Juiciest Doubt / The Siblings 

Two siblings sat in a fine restaurant. The waiters were haughty looking dogs in suits and the chairs were all different sizes and carved out of precious stone. “A small sliver of your juiciest doubt, if you please,” boomed the … Continue reading

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Flight

“Don’t eat me yet.” A late autumn fox looked at the Yorkshire pudding with a new interest. Was she surprised that the pudding could talk? (Only recently, she herself had been dead and stuffed, but that’s another story….) As some … Continue reading

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The Biscuit Tin Baby

You could hear my heart beating among the bourbons and my head touched the top of the lid, where I’d made little wrinkles in the metal from moving around. The strange thing was that people knew I was there, and … Continue reading

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A tiny rivulet of adventure

Once, there was a tiny rivulet of adventure.  It lived between two pages of a dusty travel book, in the wrong section of the bookshop. Not just this. The book stood the other way around, because it was a bit shy. … Continue reading

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The last pleasure

Each time before the dance began, the spider span a sweet, calm coast of cliffs with his mouth. Fire blew tiny gold demons across the rocks and into the spider’s legs and hairs, taking him into the flight of imaginary … Continue reading

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