Monthly Archives: January 2017

‘Divan’ pt 3 (ending)

   Once Paulo understood that Alice wasn’t trying to mock or tease him, he relaxed a little bit. Her insight could unravel the hidden truth about its origin. Theoretically, identifying the details could also prevent having the same creepy nightmare … Continue reading

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‘The old mountain road’

    Grandma walked with her grandkids in the wildflower fields behind the old homestead. She loved taking them out on nature excursions to explore. As they neared the edge of the mountain, both kids expressed grave fear and concern. … Continue reading

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‘Icy fingers on my back’

   The lightbulbs in my staircase chandelier somehow loosen every night. By scientific trickery or by mischievous spirits, any evidence I invite. Every time I flip on the hallway switch, five of the six are bright. I gaze in frustration … Continue reading

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‘Divan’ II

   All through the day, Michael and Alice peppered Paulo with follow-up questions. Much to his annoyance, they wanted more details about the strange, sleep-time nemesis.     “You mentioned that it had six legs. Are they spaced apart evenly on … Continue reading

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‘Breaking point’

Every rubber band, can expand;  to the edge, and then it contracts.  Your perspective may be flexible but never once are the true facts. The details are never in question; elastic though they might seem. The purity of truth is … Continue reading

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‘Divan’ I

    “…and then, I was up on stage without a stitch of clothes on! The audience laughed at me while I tried to cover myself. It was horrifying but I didn’t seem to have the wherewithal to run off … Continue reading

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‘The old man who stole my youth’

   With great distain I witness the old man who stole my precious youth. He pops up in my mirror; and even behind me at the photo booth!    He tries in vain to keep up with my very active … Continue reading

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