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"Losing It"

They hadn’t spoken in weeks. Samia was in the kitchen, making the beef and okra stew her husband hated. Her fingers grabbed at spices and containers out of habit, but her mind was elsewhere. 1,786 more words

Family

"The Loudest Silence"

She was shrouded in many layers that defined her in a manner that suited others. Her name carried the weight of heavy, hyphenated labels that pretended to know her better than she knew herself. 291 more words

Short Stories

"Crescent"

From his bedroom window the boy could make out the domes and pillars of their neighborhood mosque. He loved how the streetlights made the stone exterior glow white, illuminating the windows and the trees that surrounded the mosque. 1,025 more words

Family

Cracked Pavements

Cracked Pavements

Written By

Christopher Patrick

The air felt thick as he tried his best to press it down through his chest that had begun to feel tighter by the second. 1,588 more words

Fiction

Halloweensie Writing Competition

With Halloween fast approaching it’s time to enter Susanna Hill’s Halloweensie Competition.

All you need to do is write a children’s story (100 words or less) that has the words… 146 more words

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