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I frowned at my likeness in the water, lips turned down at the corners, puckered brow. I’d never wanted to look like him. It was always a constant reminder, a keepsake of someone I’d never met. That frown was perhaps the only thing that set me apart from my father. He was... Show more

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felixthecat

I added a "the" when I shouldn't have, so I deleted the post and corrected the grammar:)


Dr. Jenkins had been in Minneapolis with his lovely wife that weekend attending a convention of Proctologists. The eminent rectal repair specialist did not tell us exactly what one hears at... Show more

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Oooh! Shadows, what's the name of the story???

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@Sabrina The first sentence. I know likeness and reflection are the same, but when I read it, I think reflection sounded better. Also, the last two words are better in different order "brow puckered". Just my opinion.

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@Patrick Naked Martian girls in boys' imagination? How can that be? I bet they would love some X-ray vision spectacles. :)

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I see what you mean. Thanks :)

Chris-Jean

The Art of Giving
(Short, short story)

James has to write a report for schooling outlining the aftermath of a forest fire. His initial thoughts were:

“I was thinking the Government would lose out if paper was in short supply as they couldn’t mint so much money, and in turn they... Show more

Chris-Jean

*James is discussing the issue with his Dad.

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'Breaking Through the Elements Book One: Fire'

I looked up. Damien stood in front of me his hands coated in ice. Farther away was Jared, his hands flaming with black and purple flames.
“I have not come to fight,” Jared called out to the crowd, “I came to warn the royal family.... Show more