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Serendipity #midnighthaiku

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Messenger #writephoto by Isabel Caves

It was a golden afternoon when the mysterious gemstone appeared. I was waiting for our messenger raven, Barnabas. I always waited for him before sundown. He spent the day travelling all over the continent, delivering and receiving messages for my … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Christmas Party – Short Story – Grace by Sally Cronin and a Christmas Gift!

It was Grace’s fifth birthday and the staff at the council run orphanage had made sure that there was an iced cake for tea and some small wrapped presents beside the plastic yellow plate. The children sat at tables for … Continue reading

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The Gift – from Fantasy Raconteur #writephoto

Reblogged from Louise at Fantasy Raconteur: The wizard used the most powerful spells to make the dilapidated building inconspicuous. He hid the gem which would eventually grant him immortality in a hole in the stone wall, staring at it awhile before … Continue reading

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A gift

I stood on the back doorstep and watched the dawn. The small dog and I had already been out much earlier, just as the sky turned from black to midnight blue. The pastel shades and liquid gold of the clouds … Continue reading

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Remembered joy

For a very little while, just a few, short weeks a couple of years ago, I managed to afford dancing lessons. I had always been a dancer and ballroom had replaced the stage after the pointe shoes had to go. … Continue reading

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Paying attention

The mother looked harassed, sitting there filling out the forms in the dentist’s waiting room. On one side of her a quiet lad about twelve, obviously suffering. On the other, a young gentleman of perhaps three. Given the age difference … Continue reading

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