Tag Archives: separation

The Place ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“I’ll take you to the place,” she promised. “The place where you came from?” the boy pressed. “Your before home?” “If it is still there,” she nodded, her eyes clouding over with something between wistfulness and worry. She watched his … Continue reading

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Constriction

Hard Edges Cage imposed Limiting form Counting syllables Seeking conformity Obedient to dictates Narrowing the field of vision To engender uniformity The bias of judgement obeys its rules Railing against apparent constriction Forgetting existence is defined Necessary separation Failing to … Continue reading

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Well Worth It ~ Notes to Women #writephoto

I stand here, in the mist, waiting. Waiting for you. Every year, I come to the spot where we last parted company and where you promised me that you would be upon your return after the journey which called you … Continue reading

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The Asylum Tree ~ Fandango #writephoto

“Look at that tree, Ma,” Alex said, pointing to a tree with limbs and branches covered torn pieces of cloth. “What does it mean?” he asked her. “That, sweetie,” Cindy said, “is known as the ‘Asylum Tree.’ It’s meant to … Continue reading

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The heartbeat of eternity

Peering at the faded remains of a dark ‘instant’ photo from the seventies, I felt both close to and distant from the young woman silhouetted against the fence. Her future is my memory. She was still a schoolgirl, yet to … Continue reading

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Microfiction #writephoto: Tryst by Jane Dougherty

This is for Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt. Inspiration didn’t come immediately for this one. When I started the story, hesitantly, just setting the scene, I didn’t know what tale the character was going to tell. I let her tell it … Continue reading

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Oblivious

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