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Short Story

Tasting Fear

I smelt fear for the first time when mom died. Strangers, loud mouthed and boisterous, dragged us through dark alleys smelling of rotting red meat and wilting vegetables, yelling “I have what you want”, “Come, buy from me”. Dad always…

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Vapours

Happiness was not something Esther was used to. She had never felt its popular comforting arms around her. She saw life as hard and grey as stone. Every day was always unkind to her. Each day leaving her with nothing…

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Rain

A few years back…   Maami told me to wipe my tears, that the rains would soon come. The little light green grasses would begin to spring from the softened soil and the ground that was cracked open by months…

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When Trouble Sleeps

He tossed and tossed around for so long that he was forced to sit up. He was covered in sweat despite the maddening rush of the ceiling fan above. He turned to his side and looked at his beautiful wife…

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The Yard

There was yard and in the middle of the yard was a man, and around the man was a crowd and the crowd sat under the shimmering of cool moonlight, and they listened and they were happy. His stories were…

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