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Custard Tries Meditation

Custard opened one eye and stared very hard at the fisherman who was hauling the baskets full of fish off the trawler. The man was making FAR too much noise! Custard was on a diet and was learning meditation a way to hold off the hunger.  That man was not helping… AT ALL! “Ommmmmm” he …

The Air Ambulance

A screech of brakes and a soft thud are the only signs of the turmoil to come in the young boys life. His mother stands to one side with the policewoman’s arm around her, heads bent in together softly talking. Men feel arms and legs and get out sharp needles calling out names long and …

She Wore Flowers In Her Hair

Tongue stuck out of one side of her mouth, she carefully slit a line in the daisy stem.  Eyes scrunched in concentration she slipped one more daisy in through the slit and gently patted it to the end, careful not to mush the petals. She remembered how Grandma had taught her, on a spring day …

Goodbye For Now

He placed another bag on top of the growing pile. He had accumulated too much over the years. Made leaving so much harder. He could hear her crying quietly in the other room. She thought he could not hear her. He had not meant to hurt her but, when he had met Clarice he knew …

Street Photography

I see you looking. Staring across the mall. Will you come over? Will you say hello to me? People often stare at me. I am very beautiful in my way. Nothing can ever take that away from me. I was considered amazing once and was a model. Okay it was local but hey. I had …