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La Tempesta

No, non turbarti, o Nice; io non ritorno
a parlarti d’amor. So che ti spiace;
basta così. Vedi che il ciel minaccia
improvvisa tempesta: alle capanne… 316 more words


Story Prompts for Writers' Group 500 Words or Less: First Day of Vacation

Words: interloper, gnome, bucolic, karaoke, Albanian mud weasels, shrunken head.

First Day of Vacation ~ S.K. Nicholls

After ten hours on the train with my darling wife riding across the bucolic German countryside, I was relieved to know there was a pub down the stairs from our hostel. 375 more words

Short Stories

New Beginnings

It has been several weeks since the birth of our son; time has stopped and has also passed in a twinkling. The new life in our house has produced joyous moments of laughter, utter disbelief at our good fortune, and the impossible torture of exhaustion. 248 more words

Daily Life


What we have is indefinite, shapeless.

Here I hold the truth and there you will go without a trace

And the murmur of my heart, a stream in constant flux, will be silenced. 31 more words