Piñata

The dogs had been howling all morning. The woman expected an earthquake any second. But what can you do? She fixed her grandbabies breakfast then shooshed them out the back screened porch to go play in the yard. Within minutes the dogs howls became more agitated and she could also hear her grandbabi…

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Paper Love Fire

A gust of wind suddenly rampaged through the park, toppling hats, bustling open the odd overcoat, and across the street came two dueling scraps of paper, lighting here and alighting there, briefly touching earth, then spinning aloft in tandem; a glorious dance that transcended earth’s laws, ab…

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I woke up in my tube on the station this morning and watched the Earth explode. A long ailing, toxic planet, I was told to expect this for several moons now. I wondered how I would feel about it, but, admittedly, I don’t feel anything at all. How can I miss, or care for something……

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Mahela

He look funny. White hair face and puffy black coat. But, I like he. I don’t know why. His voice tickle my tummy. Who is this man? Dad laugh at men standing. Then he say, “Mahela, back in a sec, eh? Stay with the lads.” I go with Dad… no, no… I stay… this man.……

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