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Beginnings Chapter 8 - Deadrise

I got carried away! Mentally following Miss A.’s pattern from chapter 7, I wrapped this chapter 8 of the Beginnings collaborative project at 3103 words. 3,333 more words

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Lost time is never found again

I arrived at the train station fifteen minutes earlier. I sat down on a worn bench inside the waiting hall where it was cool and ate a tuna sandwich I had prepared at home. 848 more words

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Ouroboros

I chased him back to the hotel, simplifying my way through the duplicate construction of streets, colors and people with a 45 colt. We moved in equal parallels inside the building and chose a similar pattern – too similar, like a wave of memory or purpose from yesterday that haunted until tomorrow and felt like today. 547 more words

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Happy 2015!

How is your first weekend of 2015?

Lots of things are going on around here.  Illustrations were set aside a bit during the holidays in favor of spending time with family.   226 more words

Chatting

Egoistically so

First 150 words were written for Flash!Friday’s weekly prompt & flashversary, but I decided to continue the initial story since my piece didn’t make the cut back then. 823 more words

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The Detour (Chapter 1)

In life we arrive at a particular place due to planning, redirection, or a missed opportunity. The path we take either takes us to our destination or it takes us through a detour. 415 more words

Faith

Neon Claus

Image: skillsmedia

Patrick Flincher pressed his nose up to the glass of an electronics store and blinked in sync with the Christmas lights decorating it. He lip singed the playing song, ‘ding, dong, ding, dong, that is their song….words of good cheer….filling the air’, via memory from commercials and a Sunday lunch where niece Marie hammered her punk teen angst version on a piano in the living room and stomped the ground declining slavery to commercialism, making the porcelain clatter in the antique cabinet. 546 more words

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