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Reversal

A short short story I wrote, contemplating the descent into madness.

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It began as little more than a fleeting thought, an ephemeral whisper far too faint to be sinister, or even to be audible.   1,474 more words

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THE VALLEY OF HAPPINESS AND OTHER STORIES, by George Williams

The Valley of Happiness and Other Stories
By George Williams
Raw Dog Screaming Press – 27th February 2015
ISBN 9781935738671  – 158 Pages – Paperback… 641 more words

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"Shot 15" by David L. Paxton

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I was very young.  The damage I could inflict was immeasurable.  I would have quit had I known.  With a word, eyes melted in their sockets, lovers shrunk.   219 more words

Literature

ETTA AND OTTO AND RUSSELL AND JAMES, by Emma Hooper

Etta and Otto and Russell and James
By Emma Hooper
Simon & Schuster – 20th January 2015
ISBN 9781476755670 – 320 Pages – Hardcover
Source: NetGalley… 610 more words

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Paper boats

Paper boats

A short, melodramatic voyage

Simple things that used to require quite some effort and concentration seem so much easier when you are older.  Kochumon creased the blank white paper at exact angles with steady fingers and in a couple of minutes, it was ready, ready to set sail. 839 more words

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The Good, the Ugly and the Human: a Tuesday Musing

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To be a good human being is to have a kind of openness to the world, an ability to trust uncertain things beyond your own control, that can lead you to be shattered in very extreme circumstances for which you were not to blame. 434 more words

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Richard Yates - A Special Providence

“The subjects of her talk didn’t matter; he knew what she was really saying. Helpless and gentle, small and tired and anxious to please, she was asking him to agree that her life was not a failure.”
Richard Yates, A Special Providence

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