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The cocoon

I sit after what feels like an age inside a cocoon. Coming out is being free, but also being nothing, because no one cares. Rigid with stiff dignity, the dignity of being in a cocoon, my mind has yet to … Continue reading

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wings again

Twigs are painful when they are underneath your back. So are stones and saga seeds. Obvious, except no one talks about that in their nature epics. Classes ended late yesterday, and started unaccountably early today, at 7 am, so Yelano … Continue reading

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Skellig, by David Almond

Skellig, by David Almond Imagine finding a man with wings in a ruined garage. He has flies in his hair and eats spiders and rats, and is covered in dust and cobwebs. His body is turning to stone and he … Continue reading

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Scribbles

“It won’t be long before they yell at me Tell me Get out you pretender. You liar. You pathetic one. How dare you try to be in a place that wasn’t yours at all?… They will scream at the waste … Continue reading

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Too much sugar

In second grade, the teacher somehow managed to get eggs (or was it caterpillars?) of monarch butterflies. It was exciting watching them grow. Obviously haha. Strange though, how a caterpillar is probably tougher and more resilient than a butterfly, and … Continue reading

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