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A child’s tale

Road to Love – S.Vincent I had one of those ‘moments’ today as I passed between the bookcases in the bedroom. It is odd the things that make it through the veneer of calm acceptance. In this case, it was … Continue reading

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Time’s Tread ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

She could swear the old house breathed at night. That the walls spoke. It was the age of things, she thought. She’d ask, but the next door neighbors gave off a distinct air of distance and her mother was too … Continue reading

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The Others’ Side ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“Why is it this way, Mama?” The woman let the small hoe drop from her hand. She straightened, hands over the small of her back, achy from the bending. The plot was spare, and the harshness of many a hard … Continue reading

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An iceberg universe

Fat little fingers hold up the toy as she peers at her reflection, laughing at herself. That she is, at two years old, very self-aware is evident in the way she plays with her own and her family’s reflections in … Continue reading

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The Horizon ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

This image reminds me of a real story of two kids who thought that the sky and the earth meet and they would be able to touch the horizon. Everyday they watched in awe and yearned to go there. The … Continue reading

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Man In The Straw ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“And the man in the straw danced and danced …” “Till the morning came and changed his chance?” Thomas stroked his granddaughter’s head. She never tired of the story. Her favorite, and she knew it by heart. As he knew … Continue reading

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In the Dell ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They built the cone carefully. Everyone knew things like that had to be just so. “Will they come?” Nelly fretted, slim fingers worrying the edge of her tunic. “Sure thing,” Dahlia’s nod was as resolute as her voice. “We did … Continue reading

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Who We Were ~ Sascha Darlington #writephoto

We grew up playing in fields, climbing stones, splashing through creeks and turning over rocks to find salamanders and crayfish. We knew what birds flew overhead, what cry that was in the night, when to plant corn so the seeds … Continue reading

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Hide And Go Seek ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

It was the best place to play hide and go seek. At least, that’s what they wanted him to think. It was also the best place to go missing. Not that they’d tell him. … He had no reason to … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The Noble Impe ~ Gary Stocker

In the Beauchamp Chapel in the Collegiate Church of St Mary in Warwick, is the tomb of Robert Dudley, Lord Denbigh, son of Robert and Lettice Dudley, Earl and Countess of Leicester (nicknamed the “Noble Impe”). He sadly died in … Continue reading

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