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Considering White-Skunk II… Stuart France

* Winged creatures are almost universally regarded as symbols of spirituality. Is there any evidence to regard them as such in this tale? Bald-Eagle has fire. Meadow-Lark has far sight. Rice-Bird can play dead. Not a bad ‘trawl’. * * … Continue reading

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A mysterious discovery by Neel Anil Panicker #writephoto

Anita loved her early morning walks. It helped that her house was the last abutting the forested area that stretched out over more than a few acres and beyond leading up to the river. She would wake up at the … Continue reading

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The Empty by Ellen Best #writephoto

Remnants of yesterdays bonfire smolder on the bank, barbed wire posts too damp to burn are propped at angles like skeletons legs. The wind whips my hair across pinkend cheeks, wipes drops from moist eyes as I trudge aimlessly across … Continue reading

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Exit in Trance… Suart France

* …Face of moving water Breathing in water The water a breathing face… * Today I will speak to you For, today, we hold a race A sprint to the death Whose spirit yields to the swiftest The fleetest of … Continue reading

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Considering White-Skunk… Stuart France

* The Opening dynamic resembles the ‘Edenic’ in so far as a prohibition is transgressed… ‘Do not eat from that tree, for you shall surely die.’ ‘Do not cross the lodge, for you shall leave a stench.’ * …And there … Continue reading

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Running on Empty? by Stuart France #writephoto…

* Yva followed on Abadam’s heels, “O Abadam,” she cried, “you have walked in the garden in the east, where every precious stone was your covering.              * You were a sealer of the sum, whose works and trappings were … Continue reading

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White-Skunk seeks medicine IX… Stuart France

* … After leaving Skunk, Young-Wolf had overtaken his brothers and told them that, “Skunk was carrying a poor Rice-Bird in his back-pack.” They all came back down the valley looking for Skunk. They heard his stick-game song and crept … Continue reading

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