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Who walked with me?

Along the creek, between road and road, down where the forest floor became an overlapping valley of mossy fallen logs, drawing a strange scar through the rolling landscape, everything rendered emerald by the sunlight pouring through the canopy. You weren’t … Continue reading

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A Story About Fishes

One day, Tiri went down to the pond alone. She took the bag of crusts her brother always got to carry (fat sister fingers can’t throw the bread far enough, ha-ha) and she was gone faster than anyone realized. Pa … Continue reading

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(Prompted) One Touch

The first time it happened, she was seven, small, frightened of the twelve-year old who’d seemed like a God as he advanced on the smaller, younger kids who’d been occupying the swing set. Khasi was kind, gentle; he would have … Continue reading

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World-Destroying

Jesse’s face goes slack. He is four years old, and he has bashed his little thumb with his father’s hammer, banging tenpenny nails into the hood of his father’s car. When his father sees what he’s done, he picks the … Continue reading

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Write it/Forget it

Her hand hovered. Second thoughts. On this side of the door? Loyalty. But also fantasies left hidden, and desires left unmet. Beyond it? Betrayal. But also a promise of forbidden fruit: knowledge and feelings never before experienced. She used to … Continue reading

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  1. Adan Ramie says:

    I love it! And I agree; Eve would have definitely bitten the apple anyway. Women are awesome knowledge rockstars.

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