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when love flies out of the window

My room has been invaded by an army of black ants thanks to the nonstop rain outside. These ants are affectionately called saami erumbu / pillayar erumbu in Tamil (translated – god ants) cos they don’t sting like the red ants. 112 more words

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Sorry Julian, We are done!

For a long time I didn’t know that ginger beer is non-alcoholic.

As a child, my fantasy was to be a part of the Famous Five and their picnics where they had cream buns, hot scones, raspberry pops, jam tarts and glupped ginger beer to beat the heat. 101 more words

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Going into the Basement: Confronting Fear and Writing, by Lori Ann Palma

Picture a scene from a horror movie—it usually goes something like this: The heroine sits on the couch to watch television after putting the kids to bed. 690 more words


Real Fiction, by Eva Polites

Is there any true fiction? I would venture to say that the answer is no. As a writer, I draw upon my own experiences, observations, and research. 429 more words


Breaking the Wishbone

“He sees you!” Beth yells from across the street.

Georgia squeals, leaps from her hiding place behind the panel wagon in Mr. Mann’s driveway and takes off running. 595 more words

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