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Mirage

(A haibun inspired by the quote: “At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss.” Paulo Coelho.)   A sea of sand as far as I can see. … Continue reading

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“The Ragged Ruin”

(copyright Dawn Q. Landau) The ruin was still there; a ragged remnant of a horrific war. The cold, grey, cement structure, once camouflaged by surrounding coral rocks, was now rose-colored. He wondered if a coat of paint eased the memories … Continue reading

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“Beach Love” ( Quatern)

I am fifteen, you are sixteen. Sand sizzles under red-ringed sun Golden white caps, sea’s cyan sheen. We laugh. We kiss. We are as one. Our troth is for eternity I am fifteen, you are sixteen. Eros chases Venus, “Catch … Continue reading

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“Tears Masquerading As Perspiration”

I needed someone to love me like I loved you. I met her on the beach. We nodded then spoke. We talked then loved. I let myself be sucked in. Again. As time went on I realized the empty spot in … Continue reading

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“Change”

I stand at the end of a weathered boardwalk and stare straight ahead at the beach. I remember it as it was in my youth: an endless stretch of pristine white sand, interrupted only by a faraway dune and a … Continue reading

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