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Lost in the Rain

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rain in late summer the boy walks along the street following a boat

Fear of Failure or Rejection?

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What keeps you from writing the story that’s been tumbling in your head forever? What keeps you from posting here? What keeps you from pressing that dreaded ...

A Very Brief Update

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Here it is, late August 2014, and it’s a busy time as always. I work at a community college. Faculty came back this week and students return the next. When I...

The Nighthawk

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I stare at my winged reflection as I glide silently along the still glass of the moonlit lake, listening for the rattling hum and flutter of beetles in f...

Haley Burning

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I knew I was playing with fire, but since when had that stopped me? I couldn’t turn it off even if I wanted to.

On Heroes and Villains

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When I was in Grade Ten, I performed in a one act play. I can’t, for the life of me, remember what it was called. Checks Google. It was called ‘He Done Her W...

Finding Inspiration in Nature

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Creating art is a curious and beautiful synthesis of observation and imagination. Too often, we focus on what what happens within our brain-case. The common ...

Eddie's Decision

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No one fucks with Eddie. I grab the green duffel bag and stuff the small assortment of my belongings into it: a pair of jeans, a couple t-shirts and shit lik...

Nightfall in the Glade

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Legato and Mezzo flew as if their wings were aflame, knocking baskets of gathered berries to the forest floor far below. The twins corkscrewed their way up a...

Too Hot

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Billie winced as she tiptoed across the sun-baked deck with two cold wobbly-pops in hand. “You look smokin’ hot, sweetheart,” I said, taking the beers with o...

Scott Woos Amy

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“I would give you the moon, babe.”