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368 Days

368 Days She’d been thinking about him a lot lately.  He kept coming back, again and again. She thought of him in the morning, when the air was crisp and smelled like fall.  She thought of the long drive through … Continue reading

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Fool

She had always known she was a fool.  She had come to recognize her tendency to leap before looking.  She was impulsive, and she did what she felt.  And when she felt differently, she did differently.  She acted in the … Continue reading

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Momentum

Momentum She was impulsive, and impatient, and when something was broken, she wanted to fix it.  Immediately.  She couldn’t forget, she couldn’t ignore.  It sat in the back of her mind, overshadowing every other thought, and weighed on her heart … Continue reading

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Afflictions of a Romantic Heart II

Afflictions of a Romantic Heart II She snuck into the other room, taking her thoughts and questions with her.  He slept on the couch, unaware of her absence. She didn’t understand it.  She couldn’t fathom why she stayed when she … Continue reading

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Andover

July 1693 Stepping into the summer’s bright light was like waking from a nightmare.  The heavy weariness, the lingering foreboding, but the feeling, the knowing, that it was over.  I blinked, lifted a hand to my brow, and shielded my … Continue reading

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Once Was Love

She sat in the uptown apartment, head in her hands.  The dark leather of the couch was cold against her bare legs, and goosebumps rose on her arms in the air-conditioned room.  It was too cold; it was always too … Continue reading

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The Magician

Author’s Note: Completely different.  Kind of fun. The Magician A cool evening breeze rolled in off the ocean, rustling the leaves of the few surviving trees and lifting the ash from the charred remains of what once was a beautiful … Continue reading

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This Was The End

This Was The End 1914 It was a strange feeling—to look upon a loved one and watch as he slowly and painfully slipped away. A hopeless, empty, tight feeling. A feeling she would hate to remember but could never forget. … Continue reading

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A Moment

A Moment The moment I saw her, the moment my eyes lit upon her face—the familiar slant of her eyes, the turn of her nose, the pout in her lips—I knew her, could picture every inch of her, feel her … Continue reading

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Stories

January, 2002 She woke, as if still in a dream, to screaming, terrible screaming.  Bright yellow light poured from beneath her door.  The wailing continued, growing closer. The door suddenly burst open, flooding the room with light and blinding her.  … Continue reading

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