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Expert, no apologies

Listen well, for this tale I tell is neither legend nor is it lore, Its moral rings out true today, as it did in days of yore. The creature that I'll speak of lurks about and gives opinions, And no one's spared its acid tongue from Bombay to Asuncion. You'll see them rule the runways in Spring, and… Continue reading Expert, no apologies

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The Crossing…

The waiting room was cheerful and noisy with chatter. An elderly man watched one of the two doors in the room expectantly, while a teenager sat in the corner twirling her hair with her fingers, looking bored. A child played with a small dog, and a young woman with dark curls and large brown eyes surveyed the room… Continue reading The Crossing…

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The joy around us

Against the grey rain diamond drops dance and gleam on red hibiscus blooms --------*-----------*--------------*-----------* I smile as you sleep The rise and fall of your chest My peace and comfort --------------*------------------*-----------------* It was obvious that something had changed. The hushed phone calls, the receipt for her favourite lilies that she never got. She even caught him… Continue reading The joy around us

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Tiny tales

She stirred slightly as the cold began to spread across her body. "Soon, soon...it will all be over soon," the figure in white said, as her world started spinning and she felt herself being pulled towards the light. Suddenly, over the drone of indiscernible voices, she heard someone say: "Congratulations...it's a girl." 3LineTales 3linetales Miniature