The sisters
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We used to roll down the hill and cuddle on the grass, when I was a little girl and you were also just a cub. We’d been chasing deers through the forest daily until the giant machines arrived. Those thundering monsters cut down … Read More

Loudest silence
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Shutting the windows tight, I could still hear the storm roaring. Stormy days are usually good painting days. The noise outside makes us more concentrated. In the hustling world, people yell to our ears a lot. “You should do this.” … Read More

Mommy’s here
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Just after a blink, the enemy was near. Her belly was kicking again, “alright, don’t be scared, mommy’s here.” Deafening bangs thundered the ground, shaking down fistfuls of gravel in the gloomy cellar. Dusty faces looked at each other. When … Read More

The Knights
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“There’s no one to save us. We save ourselves. The knights are who we are!” “Come in!” Ms. Smith yelled over her shoulder with her hands being busy making coffee which is as flavorless as hot water, “you’re later tonight.” … Read More

Blood-dyed
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Firmly wearing the ring, kissing passionately, putting on the gas mask like an expert, she closed her eyes, in a calm voice, “Just let my blood dye this white dress!” Wheezing out of breath. The boots stamping on stairs echoed in the … Read More

The martyr
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“The next day, I was told that Dad was going on a business trip. Buying that is much easier than dealing with the fear for a little girl.” Stepping out of the exam room and knowing that there was only … Read More

Earrings
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She wore earrings every time I saw her, big hoop earrings especially. That reminded me of the Egyptians on the ancient paintings. In history people wore earrings for different reasons. Some for fortune, some for reward, some for compensation, some … Read More

Shadows of bouquets
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Glowing in the light of the floor lamp, the vivid bouquets and the snow dress catch our eyes immediately. No wonder people tend to look at the bright side. In the jungle, darkness means danger, unknown, and fear. Out of … Read More

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