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The Picture of a Hummingbird

I uncovered another short story from a past writing class! One that I have not shared yet. I don’t remember the inspiration for this one, but I did always have a particular affection for it. 1,756 more words


Raven's Wall

Dark clouds always gather in spades. Strength in numbers is a well-spoken cliché, usually barked from the barbed mouths of military commanders overlooking their armoured convoy, a desperate howl that echoes across a desolate battlefield, and nature often lends this cliché to its numerous and overwhelming moments of rage and conceit, like a bird would take to the weightless allure of flight. 7,674 more words

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Two Weeks, Two Dates #11

Two Weeks, Two Dates is a fiction coming from the pens of two WordPressers, Ricardo Elisiário and Shaktiki Sharma, together contributing on a weekly basis. 357 more words


Balu and the Mango tree

Balu was the naughtiest boy in the village. He was very rude to plants and trees. He never missed a chance to hurt a plant or tree he came across. 491 more words

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I can see you, I will come for you

I watch her. Daily. I know her routines, and I know when she goes to sleep. I stand on the street, hidden in the shadows, but I see her. 2,016 more words

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Are We There Yet?

They all were stuck. All of them. Stuck in the same old ways. Stuck in the same old rooms. The same old chores. With the same old plates. 618 more words


The splash of blood,the trail that followed

Snow was shinning especially bright under the moonlight tonight. The vast white open,the calm after the storm. Peace,tranquillity,melancholy. The desert of nothingness in this dark forest. 709 more words

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