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Pathfinders ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

They filed into the toothy circle, a long double line, holding hands over the green strip that split them apart. The stone pillars stood, immobile, ever present, waiting. There have always been golden fields in all directions. Wild, then cultivated. … Continue reading

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Waterfall ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

The weather was perfect. The hike had been pleasant. They stopped for a picnic on the bank of the stream as it rushed toward the waterfall. The normally bubbling brook was swollen with recent rains. The white water speeding down … Continue reading

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Embers Hot as Coals~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

She could feel them. That’s why she came. Why she took every opportunity she could to escape the drudgery of sewing and hoeing and weeding and feeding and washing and threshing and mending and tending and all the multitudes of … Continue reading

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Halfway Home ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

She never grew tired of it. Even if fatigue had become part and parcel of her every day. Of her very breath. It did not matter. Her fatigue didn’t, that is. At least, it did not matter as much as … Continue reading

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One Thousand Steps ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

The snow fell softly in the early hours, blanketing a brittle frost with a bridal veil. She undid the entrance flap and shivered in the chill. Her thin underclothing was not sufficient for the cold. She retreated back into the … Continue reading

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It’s Beautiful ~ Jim Sponseller #writephoto

“Daddy. I’m cold. Why are we out here in the dark anyway?”, said my daughter, shivering slightly. “You will see soon, pumpkin. Here, drink some hot chocolate and pull that blanket around your neck more.”, I replied. I had waken … Continue reading

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Questing beast?

I feel the life within and around me with fierce joy. It is a glorious morning. Dew sparkles like living diamonds on the grass and the air is bright. Waking to such a day is pure pleasure. I stretch out … Continue reading

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Doomed ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“I will stand here, then slowly scoot in and get us tickets. No one will notice.” “Are you kidding me?!” I tried to keep my voice low. Fortunately, it wasn’t difficult to do, muffled as it was already. Doug shrugged, … Continue reading

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The Elemental Trials ~ Jim Sponseller #writephoto

The wizarding proctor watched closely as the elemental of fire struggled hard to take shape, fighting against Angela’s spell of dowsing. This was her third elemental of the trials and was proving to be her most difficult. She was not … Continue reading

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Balefire ~ Leanne Lieu #writephoto

I was exiled from town when our neighbor, Chief Long Beard, saw me stand in front of a huge fire, too close for any ordinary person, with a baton in my hand. Everyone ran to the fire with blankets and … Continue reading

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