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Old wharves, where the steamers used to call, now just resting places for seagulls. And the once busy boat-sheds slowly bowing before the years.

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Jealousy (Love Nudge)

‘How was date night with the hubby?’

You flinch. You didn’t tell him about dinner and a movie that isn’t an animation and drinks in a trendy bar. 88 more words


Your Shoes Will Make You Happy Today

Your Shoes Will Make You Happy, Today
                               Chinese Fortune Cookie

The stench lingers but still I dive in—that’s what starvation will do to human dignity. Outside Chinese restaurants, dumpster pickings abound. 122 more words



Your shoes will make you happy today.
-fortune cookie

Do you remember when we met? We did everything together, and it was always fun. We laughed and I smoked.

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Obsession (Love Nudge)

You enter your magic portal (aka the garage) and turn from Mum – limping defeated from the breakfast battlefield – into six-figure marketing director. Today is Tuesday, the day he may be in town, so you take a detour to the park. 120 more words

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a mother's love (haibun)

He was ten years old, who did quite well in school. He was third in his class, captain of his soccer team and the light of his mom’s heart. 228 more words


Love has no borders (haibun)

I witnessed an act of kindness and an act of consciousness today. My heart fills with such joy and love it is bursting at the seams and the only way to establish some equilibrium to continue my shift at work, I am writing this narrative. 361 more words