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“OK, Jason? Just relax, and count backwards from ten for me, OK?” The nurse’s vowels dragged as she made an effort to speak slowly and carefully. 1,004 more words

Pen, Book & Typewriter

Written by Svetlana Butnaru

Pen and Book are fighting over who is the most important between them.

Pen is handsome, supercilious and an absolute hipster full of ideas, opinions, and good manners. 54 more words

Very Short-Stories

From the Green Notebooks, Excerpt LXXVII

Surprised Man

The lights snapped on with a forceful crack, illuminating a gallery filled with human bodies.

Gareth Portal pushed the old iron and wood door closed and gestured at the room with his hands palm up. 378 more words

The Green Notebooks

Days Worth

white noise generations uh uh uh

on your outside cracking glass escapes

perforated skin bubbles

undulations pressing skin out dissolved bone

know me
see me
tomb’d bylines


Starting Over

I love Chicago! Just thought I would tell you.  We went there years ago and spent a week in the city before travelling on to Utah – don’t ask…  Huge thanks to… 155 more words

Friday Fictioneers

9 minutes

Eighteen minutes on the sea-bus’ countdown to departure clock
Empty bus loop at the Quay
The 239 pulls in and its engine breaks the quiet… 61 more words