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The Portrait Of A Landscape

This is a portrait without an easel, a painting without a canvas, floating freely in the seat of memory, unfettered by the constraints of reality. It is emblazoned in my mind, a haunting creation of an artist’s craving. It sits in the sea of my consciousness, this portrait of a desolate scene. It

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Maurice

Maurice   I’d always loved toy dogs. Ever since I was a little girl, I always wanted one. But dad would hear nothing of it. Mum hated dogs and that was it. I mean, what harm could they do? They were just tiny creatures needing love and they also kept company.   Take for example the Pomeranian. Its

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SANDHURST

How do you tell the dead they are no longer alive? How do you plead with the beast that the mother denied? - From the tales of noon It was hot. But not scalding hot. Just hot enough to bring consciousness back. The ground beneath felt loose and almost soft, but also rough

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The Letter Game

He had always loved these little games. For him; they often provided a vivid sense of comfort and control, and of course the gap-toothed man liked to be in control of certain situations and this was just only one of them. He grinned gravely into the upright mirror which graced the

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TRANCE

#Fiction Trance ====== It was beautiful, the sunset. It had an aura around it. Explaining it with words wasn’t a very easy thing to do. Especially the sunset up on the hills Ada had always treasured. It really was beautiful. One had to experience it to really understand just how radiant it was. Ada giggled. A radiant

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#EmmyshubStories: ‘Don’t Cry’ chapter 13

#Fiction Previously on Don't Cry; “You slapped me?” Lara asked as she slapped Foluso. “YOU SLAPPED ME!” At that point, everything came crashing down. All the anger. The sadness. The frustration. The angst. The pains. Each time a new sensation passed through the cracks of Lara's emotional walls, another hit was landed. A

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