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Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

When I wake up it is my birthday. Mom and Dad aren’t there, but I hear their voices, so I walk down. They are standing at the front window. They don’t hear me. I look out the window. I feel like I got up too early. Nothing looks right. The cars are upside down. The […]

Isabel

Isabel

“Doña Isabel de Porcel,” I announce reverently, as we stand in front of her portrait. You look unimpressed. “My beloved,” I continue. “My one true love.” “In love with a painting?  A woman from another century?” You throw back your head and laugh, then walk away muttering. “Estás loco! Possessed by a ghost!” But who […]

Ivory Tower

Ivory Tower

Nobody in the little town knew why Sofie, the old spinster, always had a mysterious smile on her lips. As long as people remembered, they had seen her walking between her apartment and the grocery store, constantly alone, wearing the same coat and the same smile. The reason for her satisfaction was kept in darkness […]

Back to My Island

Back to My Island

Twenty years ago, we answered our great king’s call to war. Seventy-five of us left our island to join the great fleet. I was their prince but only the first among equals. We were young, eager and ready to fight to avenge our king’s honour. We joined so many others like us and laid siege […]

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