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09
May

Presence

She was known for her collection of unusual things. Wherever she traveled she brought back objects of art to her home. Wood carvings, polished stones, …

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03
May

Warmth

It was love at first sight for him. For her she had to get used to his face. He looked like her Yorkshire Terrier. It …

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15
Apr

Angels

Angels are with us, said a woman seated beside me on a plane. I smiled politely and went back to my reading. People often claim …

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05
Apr

Stars

He fought to climb the ice walls into darkness and touch the stars. He fell back, hands burned, eyes blinded, and cried —Why?  The crowd …

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03
Apr

Danced

There was a woman who danced herself to death and no one knew why. A crowd gathered to witness her collapse. They stared at her …

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01
Apr

Seduced

A naked woman was arranging sea shells in the sand. I stopped to ask her what she was doing. Changing, she told me, without looking …

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29
Mar

Vision

On a stretch of desert, for the moment my home, the luminous vision silenced me like a blinding laugh. I knew without asking the answer. …

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27
Mar

Killings

The condemned man smoked a cigarette with his executioner and in the short time they had together they had become friends. The subject of blame …

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25
Mar

Immortality

What is immortality? asked one angel of the others fluttering into conundrum. The question caused a collective silence that lasted for what seemed an eternity. …

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