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Famous blue raincoat - a love letter to New York

I have always wanted to visit New York. Ever since I was a teenager, I have been deeply fascinated by the gravity, the grace, the immensity of this city. 1,758 more words

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Death of a Dragonfly

When we used to know each other

we would often remember

that day we were together in the summer house

near Alexandria

not a care in the world… 213 more words


The Morning Ritual

For most of our lives we woke up to the well-trained voices of radio newsmen

solemnly announcing all the Important Things that



While we succumbed to frivolous sleep dreaming… 114 more words


Albert Bridge

The last seat on the bus was occupied by a large, white, patent leather handbag, liberally embellished with sparkling diamante bling. A slim young woman in a low cut, candy pink top sat next to the bag. 856 more words

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Other People's Questions

What are your plans once you get your degree they ask will you teach will you write will you be really happy and really successful and will it all be really really great? 161 more words


Letter Number One

Dear Sisters,


  There is a cold crispness in the air which encourages things to come into their vividness and sharpness; the white of snow tempts one to move towards the stark clarity of truth, but we are warm and safe inside our home, lulled to sleep by the melodies of a radiator that sings the praises of our life sheltered from life; warmth melts lines and boundaries, all is muddled. 49 more words

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SpaSpa Book Awards: Best Drabble Award

Hey! It looks like I won the Best Drabble Award with my story, “Google Search History”. This is awesome and so unexpected. :) This is actually a very old drabble that I wrote for Friday Fictioneers. 120 more words