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Sanctuary – Emma Hyde #writephoto

The icy wind swirled around the woods, slashing at Asha’s bare skin like a hundred serrated knives. She pulled her threadbare shawl tighter around her shoulders. It was a clear night, her path moonlit through the creaking trees, but in … Continue reading

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Hokora – Hayley R. Hardman #Writephoto

I stopped before the shrine, my younger sister’s hand tightening in my own. I glanced down at her. Miki’s school uniform almost matched mine and her long black hair was tied back like my own. She had a bright pink backpack … Continue reading

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#writephoto – A Father to His Children – Michael

He told his kids that upon his death he was to be cremated not buried. He had reasons for that decision. He took his children to the cemetery and past all the new graves; all cared for and decorated with … Continue reading

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#writephoto: Swan Lake February -Fandango

There were many origin stories for what became known as the “swan shrine.” Some claim the obelisk served as a grave marker or tombstone carved by the ancient, indigenous people who occupied this land tens of thousands of years ago. … Continue reading

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The Wedding of the Millennium #writephoto -The Urban Spaceman

Emperor Kral held out one of his four hands towards she-who-would-one-day-be-Empress, his most beloved child and only daughter, Princess Kiani. The Princess, resplendent in her marriage gown, watched him coolly in her typically womanish way before settling one of her … Continue reading

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#WritePhoto – Shrine by Ritu

I thought I’d continue the adventures of Barbie and Ken. Ken’s face was plastered across every surface available, like a shrine to him. Photos of him coming and going from various places, smiling, terse looking, with friends or colleagues, but … Continue reading

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The Long Way Home – James #writephoto

© Sue Vincent His great-Uncle Ian told him everyone in Glaston knew about the Shrine but no one would say much about it. Terry Walker had only met Uncle Ian once before and that’s when he was only six. His … Continue reading

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St Albans – “Count the stars…”

We had finally made it into the Crossing at the centre of the Abbey… you barely remembered that the tiles beneath your feet had been made by Minton when you looked up. One incredible painted ceiling after another stretched away … Continue reading

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