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It’s not dark enough for me to draw my own blood

Now, here, the silence is broken by a cawing that’s not a bird nor a crow, but an owl. The owl flies directly into the headlights. I see him, a large yellow eyed bird...

Marianne’s time-travels were not the only thing that was different

Marianne’s time-travels were not the only thing that was different. Her personal space was now an issue. This street was crowded with people, and people were pushing and shoving each other when they wanted...

My captain has left me here with all this crud, and only cares about his things!

My heart has sunk to the bottom of the ocean as we sink deeper and deeper, one screw at a time. "Hey, Captain, come look. I can’t believe you left me here with all...

The door to the house was locked, Wenestra was the only person in the house at the time and he was the only one...

"What do you want?" Wenestra replied as the lock snicked back to keep the door open. The three guards eyed him warily. "I want to see Lady Alinin of Aran." "For what purpose?" the...

The constable turned to look at the girl

“Yes.” A low voice answered. "Please.” The constable took a step back as a girl of average height, brown eyes, and long, straight dark hair appeared just beyond the opening. “We are not alone,”...

The door to his room opened and the room was dark

The fire was not quite dying away and the room was quiet in spite of the little flames from within. He turned in his bed and saw the empty chair. “It’s a bed,” he...

It was the morning of my first day in Italy, and I decided to take my camera with me

I was in a big tourist city with no traffic lights, which felt both exciting and scary. The sun was shining brightly on my car, so I decided to take my camera with me....

The plane crashed into a big tree in the centre of the city

The whole place came alive for a while. The crash made them all aware that something had happened. The whole world was silent. Everyone gathered under the big tree and there was no sound....

It has been a week of intense protests and boycotts in Washington DC

The first stop on this morning's agenda, as it has been throughout the week, was the President James K. Polk Memorial Rest Area. On March 14th, 1901, Polk suffered such a devastating loss at...

Imagine you were in a dream where you were switching on the light in your room

Even if the light is on, you will still feel the bright, white, glaringly unbearable light. The power of that one switch would flip the world. To experience it, you must be aware of...

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It’s not dark enough for me to draw my own blood

Now, here, the silence is broken by a cawing that’s not a bird nor a crow, but an owl. The owl flies directly into the headlights. I see him, a large yellow eyed bird...

My sister was killed in a drunk driving accident

Walking to the beach with my umbrella still on top, I watched the water rippling on the rocky shore and thought to myself…I don’t belong here. I don’t fit in. I want to go...

Three hours pass and the phone rings again

Three hours passes and the phone rings again. A couple of rings. He opens his eyes and smiles at the caller ID. He glances at his watch. 5:46. He looks up and sighs, shaking...