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‘Heaven sent a hellish scent’

 “Is that lavender I smell?”; He pondered out loud. “How would you know?”; His wife chortled. “You wouldn’t realize if a dead cat was in here! You have the worst sense of smell of anyone I know. I’ve worn this … Continue reading

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‘Threadbare apocalypse’

 It wasn’t obvious at first. People shuffled about downtown in the crowded city. A million distracted souls were occupied with a million different missions. None of them payed much attention to the others. There were people from all creeds and … Continue reading

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‘Reflecting pool’

He gazed with awe and wonder  at a faint reflection in the stream. There below the rippled surface  was another ‘him’, it would seem.  Was the doppelgänger realm a lie  or did it perfectly mirror his own? For all he … Continue reading

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‘Old Willie Padgett came home’

There at the dried-up river bed on Bracket Ridge I saw it. Twisted. Dead. Half hidden by autumn debris. I wanted to believe it was something else but in my heart I knew it was real. I hesitated to disturb … Continue reading

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‘What is reality, if not a war?’

As adults we enter the race but eager rats set the pace In time we’ll earn our place; we stand or fall on our face. Wisdom may come with age; but very few reach this stage. If you fail, then … Continue reading

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‘Phantom buzz’ (end)

Eventually Astrid, Nate and a few other members of the staff warmed to her. Shae read over the team’s research progress with enthusiasm. It wasn’t every day that a traditional scientific study uncovered evidence of credible paranormal activity. She was … Continue reading

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‘Phantom buzz’ III

Where these mysterious bursts of energy valid proof of the life-force leaving the bodies of the dead; or was that just a coincidence too? The greater question was whether it was a deliberate attempt by the dead to communicate through … Continue reading

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