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The Dreamweavers

Another weekly flash fiction prompt exercise; this time from http://quillshiv.wordpress.com/author/quillshiv/. “The dream-weavers have been here again,” said Fehmida, gazing at the silver cocoons enveloping the trees along the water’s edge. “They came in the night.” “Procesionarios,” scoffed Manuel, digging for … Continue reading

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Moving On (The Pygmy Giant, February 2012)

The last removal truck winds its way down the drive and peace settles once again over the avenue. The rooks, which have congregated in the elm trees throughout the day, occasionally rising into the air in dark clouds of agitation, … Continue reading

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Another Life (5Minute Fiction, February 2012)

I have the uneasy sensation of being watched from the upstairs window as I rake through the glowing ashes of the bonfire, sending plumes of smoke and sparks spiralling off into the grey winter’s afternoon.  If I turn around suddenly, … Continue reading

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Handshake (The Pygmy Giant, November 2011)

I hadn’t believed she’d come, so when her shadow falls across the table in the beer garden, I feel my heart leap. She’s thinner than I remember, and her ash blonde hair is longer now, tied back at the sides … Continue reading

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