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I have always wondered…

I hate elitist-ness in anything art, coffee, road accesses, book prices and availability, smartphones and coffee again…

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Guardian

 I could see his humanity, his imperfectness, his belief in what he was doing and what he was fighting for, willing to kill for- it was all there, written in his face. Just like us. Just like us- I could … Continue reading

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figurative deaths

Each day I wonder if I am good enough, but then I die, and it all falls down like a puppet whose strings have been cut, and its guiding sticks have clattered to the floor, where there lies a metal … Continue reading

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as you can

They talked to you about living life as you can, they told you to live only as you could, but they never said that life’s not easy. Even though they knew this, even though we all do, they never say … Continue reading

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Clay pots

They ran a tight shop, the Xings did. Everything was in neat orderly proportions or in stacks- neat stacks right up to the ceiling, of brown and yellow things. We were hunting for a hack- a hack to getting a … Continue reading

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Kites again

Kites that break free of their paper restraints and come into the real world- those are the only kites worth fighting for. You were so busy platforming through the platform game of your childhood dreams, you forgot that it left … Continue reading

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nasty fashions

They taught us about right and wrong, they did try, but they never did tell us how ugly people really are inside. It’s not that we got in trouble when we rebelled, cuz we rebelled against the norm, no instead … Continue reading

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Walking

The lady walked in the heat thinking “How full of life she is, while I am full of death. (At least I’m full of something. Imagine if there was nothing, nothing at all). As I walk, the juices of my body rise … Continue reading

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The Dragonfly Boy

“Sky dive!” Dragonfly flew up into the sky from the top of the water mill. “Fire ball! Retracted!” A long string of small orange sparks burst out from his shirt collar and blew over the grass. Upside down the sky … Continue reading

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Power of Three, by Diana Wynne Jones

  Power of Three, by Diana Wynne Jones: “THE GIANT CAME ON QUICKLY, SURE OF HIS direction now. Though he kept looking keenly their way, he did not as yet seem to have seen Ayna, Gair and Ceri crouching in … Continue reading

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