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beginnings

lKROOOOooo “You’re right.” So they set off into into the sunset, the Beast and Leia, to find their beginnings, and the end of that hole… Advertisements

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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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girl in exile

She was sent in exile, out to the cardboard lands. Wearing her favorite red dress and a little round cap, she had all her posessssions heaped into a wooden travelling case, with stamps from all the countries she’d been in … Continue reading

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I planted a tree in my hair

I planted a tree in my hair And the little people moved in Living in their milk carton house And tangled spirals for a view. They’d braid my hair on the sly And have barbecue Barbecue for lunch, barbecue for … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Song

He was seven, and he stood in front of them and started to sing his pumpkin song. It went “Pumpkins are orange sometimes, and sometimes they are green, or a mixture of them both…” It went on. If this were a … Continue reading

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Creema di Leema

The world of Creema di Leema: “It was about an hour before dark when we made our next move. We were both sorry to go. The Esplanada was just starting to  liven up for the night. Crowds of happy people … Continue reading

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O Ms. Apple Tree

She was a fine lady, with an apple for a head, She carried a flute-horn, attached to a hanger, a cardboard “a”, some chocolate, orange, apple & string. They hung together as an “it”- It stayed in the air and … Continue reading

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