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This Life's Illusions

The Frustration of Inspiration

Strangely it’s at night in the darkness when the snow starts to melt. That stubborn pile of white ideas, unwritten words, yet to be explored

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Donald J. Bingle

Green Flash

Green Flash They say On the rare breathless moment Setting sun succumbs to becalmed sea At far precipice of endless azure ocean A flash of

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Crystal Walker

Time Stands Still in Pompeii

I walked the path of gladiators, sailors, and shopkeepers from 79 C.E. Image of the author, Crystal A. Walker in Pompeii, Italy Entering the gates

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Jim Latham

If Spiders Thought

The city girl’s name was Nicole. She brought her Honda Civic to a stop at the dusty intersection and wondered which way she should go.

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