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They Bowed ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“They bow, you see,” Mir explained. The child held on silently to his hand. Mir peered down at the small head, so uncharacteristically still, the red curls shining like molten gold under the sun. The quiet lingered and Mir did … Continue reading

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The Crooked House ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

Of course, it wasn’t a fact how Shadie came into possession of the house at Warping Leer, and it was only rumoured he had loaned the previous owner a sum, knowing it couldn’t be paid, and raised the interest by … Continue reading

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Warp and Heft ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“All houses bow with time,” Agnes fanned herself. The heat lay on the garden like a leaded blanket. Even the shade of the great oak offered only small respite, though their stifling rooms would be far worse. “Yet not all … Continue reading

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Beyond ~ Bladud Fleas#writephoto

Everything alive here, now and before, is the favour of the sun; its light and warmth. In the cold of late winter, before the spring, before the earth has warmed and, in its turn, warmed the air which remains chill … Continue reading

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Home Invasion ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

I could smell them long before they came in, dirty, stinky creatures all of them. “Not in my home, not in my home,” I prayed with all my might, but the almighty must have been fast asleep, for they made … Continue reading

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Threshold ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

“It’s a bit big.” “What is, woman?”, said Mr. Neanderthal regarding Mrs. Neanderthal with despair. “The door”, she replied. Mr. Neanderthal turned to take in the enormity of the threshold to the world outside as if for the first time. … Continue reading

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Sanctuary ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

Our scientists had first caught the distress signal two weeks ago. All the investment in our Space Program, and decades of painful waiting while listening to the cribbing of the naysayers, it had all turned out to be worth it, … Continue reading

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Good Morning Henry! ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

“Henry, you’re still not up?” Mom cried out. Henry lazily opened his left eye half-way through, and then shut it again. Mom and morning could wait, sleep couldn’t. But Mom was made of sterner stuff, and waiting was not in … Continue reading

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The Battered Hat ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

The tradition dates back to yore, when a common man had no eye for words as written on a page, nor either a hand to make them. A symbol, an object he would recognise, was more helpful to him and … Continue reading

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First and last through the gates ~ Christine Mallaband-Brown #writephoto

The stone gateway was imposing, the heavy gates looked too big to push open easily. The first time I walked through the gates I was 10 years old and very nervous. My grandma lived in the big house, but as … Continue reading

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