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Head Wanderings

The Human Factor.

We think so highly of ourselves, the human race. You can see this arrogance in the hospitals. Doctors with years of experience under their belts take every procedure like a challenge, another level in the video game, to beat. At least in video games, you can unlock achievements. In the medical world, it’s just something […]

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Poetry

A Black Mirror.

Honestly? Maybe I am attention seeking. Can’t save a broken mirror from cracking.

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Short Story

WPM #3: Business As Usual

As he took in the view from the twentieth floor, the lights went out all over the city. He could see all of the businesses, hotels and homes around the city retreat into the darkness of the sky. Orange streetlamps were among them like fireflies. Zurich was like no other, operating on clockwork and instinct […]

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Short Story

WPM #2: Chai.

As he flicked through the letters, a small, handwritten envelope caught his attention and his heart began to thump. His name was engraved on the front in an elegant, swirl of a pen on the heavy, parchment paper envelope. He turned and quickly dumped all of the other envelopes out of his hand, dropped them […]

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Short Story

Writing Prompt Monday #1

Someone must have seen him, because the police were at his door. He scrambled the velvet curtain shut from his bedroom window, eyes wide in disbelief. Rayan closed his eyes and covered his mouth, almost as if he was repressing a scream. He turned away from the window and sat at the edge of his […]

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Poetry

The Phoenix

she breathes in you are better than this she says to anger’s twin revenge, hate and violence are all fighting for the central row to the next outbreak of lightening from the lioness a rage like no other cocked back aim