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All is Lost

“All is lost,” she whispered as she watched the home she’d lived in all her life collapse under the flames devouring it. The shed, the outbuildings, the homes on either side of hers, all aflame. 47 more words

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Imagine

Imagine living on Mars or a moon of Jupiter. The conversation around moving out into the solar system has always been a lively one. Would you go? 49 more words

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Tangled

They were tangled, those neurons, those synapses. I tried every day to teach them to rearrange and retangle into some semblance of ukulele player. The eyes, the nerves, the muscles, the practice – finally it began to click, to happen automatically, habitually. 20 more words

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Apartment 204

I’m in apartment 104. Above me is 204. They are pretty quiet people for apartment dwellers – I don’t hear too much from up there. But just now I heard a lot of noise and crashing and thumping. 36 more words

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Roomie

“Can you live with a roomie?” I asked. I like being alone and don’t often understand how people can enjoy having others around all the time – especially strangers who move in with you as roommates. 32 more words

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Ruby

The sunset sky was ruby and rhubarb, streaks of color I watched in my rear view mirror as I drove past acres of sunflowers. It was a stunning sight that lifted up my heart and made the whole day seem worth it – a feeling I hadn’t felt for most of the day. 15 more words

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Diamond

Her talent was guilt. She used it to spear with diamond-like bloodless aim. Her precision was laser perfect. She could be around you for 10 minutes and know where to inflict the pain. 28 more words

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