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LITERARY STYLE INSPIRATION: THE MAGIC MOUNTAIN

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ROLLING WITH JAMES JOYCE ON AN IRISH HILL

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ODE TO THE BOOKISH GIRLS

the blues and the reds

Most of us suffer from the blues. Holly Golightly suffered from the mean reds, I take on the blues and the reds in these stories.

Twirling in pleated skirts

twirling in pleated skirtsShe talked to the shadows on the wall while roaming around an empty house. Laughing with one man and cursing another, she spent an immeasurable time pacing and rocking or twirling in her pleated skirts. She would always run in corridors, looking back at the shadows chasing her. CONTINUE READING...

ode to August

August“I am in awe of August…”

Darling, I know the science of lost time is a problem for you, so why not go in search of the awe inspiring? I am into August these days — I am in awe of August. The name itself is the definition of grandeur, inspiring reverence and it is oh so majestic! CONTINUE READING...

A short story about love

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They got married in the last month of winter, when it looked like the rain had no plans to go away and the clouds tinged the sky grey. There was no one in the cathedral except the two of them and the figures in the frescoes. They said their vows through furtive glances, promising each other a life of instances measured not by the time on the clock but by the gaze in their eyes. They both thought the kiss felt like a goodbye kiss before they ran, holding hands, to eat red velvet cake under the pale moonlight, while watching life pass by.

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