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Can’t see the wood for the trees ~ Suzanne #writephoto

-what follows is an entirely personal ramble – Unable to see the wood for the trees I stumble about in the forest of undoing. No pathway is clear. Everything I read tells me these feelings of inertia, fatigue and general … Continue reading

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The Waking ~ Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

He woke through stillness and cold. That waking was precarious, and came and went, like a lazy tide. But at last, consciousness impressed itself on him. He opened his eyes to the world again. Eddie breathed deep. The heavy motion … Continue reading

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The Clock – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

Were I the motion, hammer of the mind I should by motion my free thought express— And through the idle moments left in wind Would meter action to a timed distress. If in the beating of this burdened heart Could … Continue reading

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Marble Garden – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

A silent, solemn figure to steal through the graves, his long cloak trailing in ebon folds as if he hurried night into the evening’s blue mists. Past the disconnected lines of wooden crosses he walked, mindless of the old and … Continue reading

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When You’re Older – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

He had never eaten so earnestly, so desperately. Warm butter slid between his fingers and over his knuckles, and the juices oozed hot from the slab of meat, bathing the fresh baked loaf in rich, steaming flavor. Sensation had left … Continue reading

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Saving the World To Lose It – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

They said he asked for me often; that his prayers were full of my name, the mock self-portrait I had given crumpled at his heart. He wept often—it was his weakness, the illness. He cried for me, but it was … Continue reading

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Roses and Stone – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

It was all that he had left. All that he had left of a memory. For a moment he sat, turning the stone in his hands. “This is ours, Ellan. Ours forever. Mrs. Coleman said she’d give me some cuttings … Continue reading

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Cave Dweller – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

When Annie was little, she had liked to watch the cave from the outskirts of the village. She imagined that a troll lived there, or an ogre, with the bones of its victims scattered around the floor. Then she imagined … Continue reading

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Prelude – Widdershins Worlds

Reblogged from Widdershins Worlds… one woman’s journey begins here: Ever notice how things come in waves?… … you find that pair of wrist braces in a backpack that hasn’t been used for years … … that jar that fell behind … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Morning – Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

Honeysuckle Morning (213 Words) “I thought I might find you here.” Llwan raised his head. His mouth crooked when he saw her and he raised his flask in a half-salute. Gina sat beside him. She took the flask from his … Continue reading

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