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In Sarah’s Yard

I run up and push a swing.  “Did you see that?!”  I point at the still moving object, my heart thrums in my ears and a chill races up my legs, tingling at my ears. “A demon!”  Sarah shouts, feigning … Continue reading

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Open Letter to My Bully

Dear Tanya, After nearly two decades I finally get this letter out.  Over the years many lines of dialogue float through my head intended for you.  This includes “daydreams” about the confrontation my lack of backbone denied me.  It may … Continue reading

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Like a Boss

I already missed my cousin, David, when we rolled up to our new home, a two-hour drive from our old one.  I missed all my cousins of course, and now lived closer to others, but David was my first best … Continue reading

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The Hideout

Trees, most only a foot-thick, stretched forever ahead, promising adventure.  “Stay out of the woods,”  Monet repeated her aunt’s warning before she sent them all outside. Monet didn’t mind, she loved it outside at her cousin’s new house, hidden in … Continue reading

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