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Saturday Morning, April
Kisanii was in her room on the floor, sitting on her legs, drawing again. Looked like a dog, or another wolf. She loved to draw, especially animals, but she could manage people pretty good, too. I smiled at my little artist, proud. I glanced around the room, at the varying posters of wolves, dogs, and pups on her walls. I walked on past the room without saying anything, thinking, leaving Kisanii to her art.
When the phone rang, I knew who it was. I…
I stare at the amusement park ride, remembering another contraption a lot like it. All this one did was go around and around, faster and faster, tipping as it rose up, to the delight of the riders. The ride stops in a few minutes, and the riders return to the ground, thrilled, with a happy memory, and the option to go again.
My boyfriend asks me, “Do you want to ride that one?” I hesitate. Do I? The sounds of the park quiet as I remember not all contraptions like this brought…
The weather, the atmosphere, the land was all messed up, and Shaha knew why. Everything was unstable, and that was because the world was ending. It wouldn't be long.
Once upon a time, too many years ago to count, Man lived on the peaceful world of white-blue, Dunia. At that time, the jua, the sun, wasn't what Shaha's ancestors or the rest of the world knew it to be. It was the tiniest pinpoint of light, so the planet was somewhat cold, but the inhabitants knew how to harness that…Continue
“Don't wear white after Labor Day” the old folks always said.
I didn't understand why when I was younger, but now, oh, I get it. Because I loved to stroll out at night, hang out with my boys, you know? But you see, white made you stand out like a beacon, and when the hungry ones would come, if they saw you all shining bright in white, they figured you were the sacrifice of the hour, and got you. They couldn't help it during a new moon. Especially if you were a kid, but it…Continue