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the witch of the aegean sea

I want to tell you a story about a short stout woman who lived on the island of Lemnos in the Aegean Sea. She fished barefoot next to her shadow just before the sun found her copper face and presented her to the…

it’s an imitation

Writing Prompt: Flangiprop! Invent a definition for the word “flangiprop,” then use the word in a post. Some things were too insane to be real, thought the bride. When a woman plans to get married, she doesn’t have time to think about anything…

forgetting you

I wrote this micro fiction piece today. Decided to play with an idea. ∞ ∞ ∞ ∞ i twist. i forgot about you last night. left you standing on the roadside while i drove around looking for weed and pink satin heels. you…

the history of colors

I grew black wings today. I spread them wide and flew beyond Mars. I pushed my wings to flap through thick dark space around Jupiter and beyond. I then stopped to dance on the rings of Saturn. Before I knew it, Pluto became…

screen deferred

Writing Prompt: Screen Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Television screens rarely find themselves on trash heaps. A book will be burned before a TV is put to the fire. Any television found out in landfills will be aged…

the highway

The dusty black tar receding behind Panga ran into the forlorn past. Far from the groping and needy future, the road ahead beckoned her to follow.  She was worn from the sleepless drive. Morning became her night and the sun her night light.…

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