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The silent sisters sat, one to a side and between them their rivalries entwined. And symmetry be damned. One sister sported purple dreadlocks; her fingers folded red paper into 3-dimensionnal stars. 283 more words



(By popular request, this story picks up where Kilig Me Darkly left off.)

She followed the river Acheron, slithering over rocks and other impediments. Tattered souls shrieked and moaned onshore; they tore at their illusory hair and clothes flinging ectoplasm that vanished as it left their hands. 776 more words


TLT: Pants on Fire

I hate to admit that I used to admire

your dazzling deeds, your daring attire.

You’re all show without substance, though – a cold, ruthless liar.

Writing Prompt


The chiaroscuro of her soul pushed and pulled at her. Both forces vied to lead her steps. Dark impulses pushed her to run north of sorrow into darkness’ hands but she stopped short of that cliff. 190 more words


Three Line Tales, Week Twenty-Five

Welcome to Week Twenty-Five  of Three Line Tales.

You’ll find full guidelines on the TLT page – here’s the tl;dr:

  • Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt (& give them a title if possible).
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Writing Prompt

Kundiman of the Queen of All Trees

The wind whispered through her branches, rustling her leaves in a song of love. Standing tall, her bark gleamed as magic flowed through her xylem and phloem. 130 more words


Left Behind (DiscoverWP)

The car crash barely left enough of you

for them to identify your remains,

and yet to me, the city is filled with traces of you.

Micro Poetry