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Skipping Through Darkness

Looking to the Right and All That Implies.

Traveler:                  This place seems familiar. Have I been here before? Oberon:                   (looking up from the slow-moving river to take in the traveler) Where are you comparing it to? Traveler:                  I was walking along a riverbank very much like this one. And suddenly there was this shadow. Oberon:                   Excuse me, did[…]

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Men in Holes

Men in Holes

We come from darkness. We come from the earth. And it’s where we’ve been heading since the moment of birth. Escape is in our nature. We struggle from the womb, riding the waves of contractions to our first taste of air. The sunlight helps us grow stronger and taller and[…]

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Luna

from Fairy Tales for a Dying World   I once heard a story about a girl who fell in love with the moon. She was pale and thin and silent and had been so ever since losing her parents. Her classmates sometimes called to her, but she remained steadfast in[…]

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