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Waiting… #midnighthaiku

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An act of mercy ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

His face was as stony as the rocky outcrop at the top of the hill. I wondered if his heart was made of similar granite. Since Mum had passed he hadn’t shed a tear. My sisters and I had gathered … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XII: Hirvedh Treguhyon

We left the Merry Maidens, still buzzing with the magic of the stone circle in the mist. Distracted by the profusion of wildflowers in the hedgerows, we might have driven blithely by, but… “Whoa…” “What’s that…” we said in unison … Continue reading

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Elusive Realities reblog: A very personal ghost story ~ Pete Johnson

Reblogged from Beetley Pete: I have never really believed in the supernatural. Ghosts, apparitions, reincarnation, life after death, and all things associated with these. Not that I wouldn’t have liked to, it just didn’t seem plausible. Psychics can often appear … Continue reading

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One Wish ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

The tree had become a massive shrine of wishes, colourful material decorated every branch, weighing them down and causing them to bow towards the ground. It had been a place of offered prayers and wishes before, but since the boys … Continue reading

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Folk tales, local legends and fairy stories? – Guest posts wanted!

It is five o’clock here in England and my daily featured spot is empty again. I feel unwanted, abandoned, bereft… Here I am, all ready to welcome guests, and not a guest in sight! I could just sigh and reblog … Continue reading

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The Day I Killed Mom #humor from Barb Taub

Reblogged from Barb Taub: When she turned fifty, my mother took up a new career: dying. It was a family tradition, she explained. “People in my family don’t make it out of their fifties. So we have to be ready … Continue reading

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The last veteran ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

Ebb and flow, waving goodbye, waving hello. So the sea goes, ceaselessly. Old feet on fresh sand. The water no longer running red. Memories crashing inside his head like waves on the shore. Creaking knees bend, arthritic hands dig into … Continue reading

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All That Remains – Helen Jones #Writephoto

He came to me after dark, as night lay like soft velvet in the hollows of the hills. The fire burned low, his feathered cape laid over the chair shimmering iridescent blue as the birds stirred and gave their first … Continue reading

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Remains – Willow Willers #writephoto

Blue feather finely cut to a quill Remains discarded, redundant, still. All of life has to be recorded Yet so little time is afforded. Continue reading at willowdot21

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