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The wounded heart of Paris

The white dome of the Sacré-Cœur, floating like some fairy tale castle against the blackness was my very first glimpse of Paris. It was a school trip, we were no more than children… and I fell in love with the … Continue reading

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Before The Flood ~Bladud Fleas #writephoto

Removing themselves from the tent, the three of them sat cross-legged on the sheet of tarpaulin, and looked skywards. “Red sky in the morning, shepherds’ warning”, said Japheth. “Red sky at night, shepherds’ delight”, added Shem. “Baked potatoes on lamb, … Continue reading

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The Great Outdoors ~ Fandango #writephoto

“What a stunning sunset, Josh. Isn’t it beautiful?” Sara asked. “Look at how much dimension there is to the sky with that layer of clouds. It’s so dramatic.” “This is pure madness, Sara,” Josh said. “It’s cold and damp and … Continue reading

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Beautiful “Sunset” – Fandango #writephoto

“Is that glow from a fire on the other side of the hill?” Samantha asked, pointing towards the hills to the west just across the creek. “Maybe we need to get outta here before it spreads this way.” “I don’t … Continue reading

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A Light in the Dark – Emily Weatherburn #writephoto

  The clouds above us were dark, but from beyond the mountain ridge, I could see the beginnings of a golden ray of light. It shone upwards into the sky, turning the grey into a golden yellow. It was a … Continue reading

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Conflagration – Dorinda Duclos #writephoto

The story had been told long ago, and on this day it would come to fruition. She felt herself falling apart, bits and pieces burning up her insides. She didn’t know it would feel this way, praying she could make … Continue reading

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Bushfire – Antony Fawcus #writephoto

By noon the trees are peeling paperbark, red ochre scars and pink new skin exposed; oil, oozed from pores, hangs listless in the air, as sweating eucalypts withstand the sun as best they can. Beneath their scanty shade, a herd … Continue reading

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Lady of the Flame: Hail Mighty Sekhmet! – Jan Malique

She is known by many epithets, in particular Eye of Ra, Lady of the Red Linen, and Lady of the Flame. Protector of the Pharaoh and scourge of humankind when we acted out like disobedient children. The Lion Goddess Sekhmet … Continue reading

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Portal #writephoto – Of Glass and Paper

It was so easy: he just had to follow the narrow corridor, and, as the dwarf had said, it was there, the portal of ancient stones, and beyond, the warm glow of the vast chimney. He stopped and looked down … Continue reading

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Spark of Darkness – Steve Tanham

Reblogged from Sun in Gemini: We had forgotten In the turning of the clock In the slide to dark afternoon Lay a deeper power —– We had forgotten The power of the fire The gift from the beginning The reaction … Continue reading

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