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Complicated Conservation: The History of Hetch Hetchy

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Soaring granite cliffs give way to cerulean waters as evergreens stretch for the sun. An osprey swoops down to catch a rainbow trout, scales glinting in the light. The Tuolumne river winds through the valley, clean and sprightly and beautiful. 15 miles to the south, Half Dome looms over visitors as the sheer walls of El Capitan preside over the Yosemite Valley. It's easy to understand why this dazzling landscape was preserved as our nation's second national park in 1890....

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Only a Moment

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A single moment is a vast and irreplaceable chasm of time.  In my morning routine, much happens in a single moment.  As the dawn emanates a crisp bright light, so does my iPad.  I am bombarded by fifteen new iMessages, three new notifications, and four new emails.  I spend some moments sending one-word responses to texts, dismissing notifications, and deleting emails.  Then I begin my morning in earnest.  I spend a few dozen moments ruminating over the day’s outfit before...

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The Cellar

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

One day you uncover the trapdoor under a rug in your basement; totter down the endless stairwell that gets darker with every level, and push open the door at the end. What you find there, you hardly believe.

It isn’t space. In this void, there are no stars, the only light sources are from stalactite islands, inverted hills, floating within. Each island has its own unique climate atop it: rainforest, desert, icy wasteland.  Each emits a glow congruent with its...

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After All This Time

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Loch Ness, Scotland
1991

    I jolt awake to a hand on my shoulder. I roll over and look at my clock. It's exactly 12:30. My father is by the side of my bed, and as I turn to look at him I ask, "Is it time now, Father?" He replied, "Yes lass, but be still, we canna' let your mother know where we're going." We crept slowly and quietly down the stairs and to the garage. Father loaded...

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Anx

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Anx lurks in the dark corners of every space in my room. He waits for me to turn my head, so he can make a graceful exit. Anx chooses only to move when the light is out, he disappears when the light touches him. He is shaped like a tall man. His legs stretch before him when he walks but he still manages to hide in the small spaces of my room. Anx feeds on your insecurities. He can shape...

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Anx

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Anx lurks in the dark corners of every space in my room. He waits for me to turn my head  so he can make a graceful exit. Anx chooses only to move when the light is out, he disappears when the light touches him. He is shaped like a tall man. His legs stretch before him when he walks but he still manages to hide in the small spaces of my room. Anx feeds on your insecurities. He can shape...

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Autumn Finch (United States) published:

Complicated Conservation: The History of Hetch Hetchy

PROMPT: Environmental Writing Competition

Soaring granite cliffs give way to cerulean waters as evergreens stretch for the sun. An osprey swoops down to catch a rainbow trout, scales glinting in the light. The Tuolumne river winds through the valley, clean and sprightly and beautiful. 15 miles to the south, Half Dome looms over visitors as the sheer walls of El Capitan preside over the Yosemite Valley. It's easy to understand why this dazzling landscape was preserved as our nation's second national park in 1890....

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Lachrymose (United States) published:

Only a Moment

PROMPT: Environmental Writing Competition

A single moment is a vast and irreplaceable chasm of time.  In my morning routine, much happens in a single moment.  As the dawn emanates a crisp bright light, so does my iPad.  I am bombarded by fifteen new iMessages, three new notifications, and four new emails.  I spend some moments sending one-word responses to texts, dismissing notifications, and deleting emails.  Then I begin my morning in earnest.  I spend a few dozen moments ruminating over the day’s outfit before...

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Edison Siow (Singapore) published:

The Cellar

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

One day you uncover the trapdoor under a rug in your basement; totter down the endless stairwell that gets darker with every level, and push open the door at the end. What you find there, you hardly believe.

It isn’t space. In this void, there are no stars, the only light sources are from stalactite islands, inverted hills, floating within. Each island has its own unique climate atop it: rainforest, desert, icy wasteland.  Each emits a glow congruent with its...

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The Real Isabelle Lightwood (United States) published:

After All This Time

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Loch Ness, Scotland
1991

    I jolt awake to a hand on my shoulder. I roll over and look at my clock. It's exactly 12:30. My father is by the side of my bed, and as I turn to look at him I ask, "Is it time now, Father?" He replied, "Yes lass, but be still, we canna' let your mother know where we're going." We crept slowly and quietly down the stairs and to the garage. Father loaded...

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Anx

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Anx lurks in the dark corners of every space in my room. He waits for me to turn my head, so he can make a graceful exit. Anx chooses only to move when the light is out, he disappears when the light touches him. He is shaped like a tall man. His legs stretch before him when he walks but he still manages to hide in the small spaces of my room. Anx feeds on your insecurities. He can shape...

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Anx

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Anx lurks in the dark corners of every space in my room. He waits for me to turn my head  so he can make a graceful exit. Anx chooses only to move when the light is out, he disappears when the light touches him. He is shaped like a tall man. His legs stretch before him when he walks but he still manages to hide in the small spaces of my room. Anx feeds on your insecurities. He can shape...

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It's alright

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It's alright.
Those words are supposed to comfort you? Those are the words someone is suppose to use for a situation like this, for you to remember days and months and years after this, to hold onto so you can go forward with no qualms about this? Just those two words were enough to comfort me, they thought? It's alright? It's alright? Does that mean it already is alright, or is it all right, justified because of my immaturity and...

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WHY ARE YOU GUYS SO NICE?!?

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seriously, you're all frickin awesome.

I don't know if you can reply to comments so I apologise if it seems like I'm ignoring Y'all.
Your comments were so nice and I feel so honored to have all of you in my life. Can't wait to go on am awesome, imaginary journey with all of you. :P

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The Untamed

PROMPT: WILD

Usually, one would write of an animal. But have you ever thought about it like this?
Our souls are untamed,
Naturally free.
We cant be kept on a shelf,
Because we are different,
You see.
I guess that's just for
The untamed.
I guess its just for you and me.
Our souls are untamed,
Naturally free.
When we wanna go, we do.
Its just what we do.
We're best at living our lives,
So what if we fall?
Because we...

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contradistinguish.

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

There lies an innate fear of the darkness in all of us. It limits, it blinds, it hides things we know are there but we'd rather not see. 

    But to some, darkness is comfort. 
It envelops you in it's constant embrace, concealing you from the rest of the world. 

    Darkness is often thought of as something evil. 

      But really, in the darkness, you cannot separate the good from the wicked. Angels hidden in black cloaks or demons draped in white robes,...
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Autumn Finch (United States) published:

Complicated Conservation: The History of Hetch Hetchy

PROMPT: Environmental Writing Competition

Soaring granite cliffs give way to cerulean waters as evergreens stretch for the sun. An osprey swoops down to catch a rainbow trout, scales glinting in the light. The Tuolumne river winds through the valley, clean and sprightly and beautiful. 15 miles to the south, Half Dome looms over visitors as the sheer walls of El Capitan preside over the Yosemite Valley. It's easy to understand why this dazzling landscape was preserved as our nation's second national park in 1890....

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Edison Siow (Singapore) published:

The Cellar

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

One day you uncover the trapdoor under a rug in your basement; totter down the endless stairwell that gets darker with every level, and push open the door at the end. What you find there, you hardly believe.

It isn’t space. In this void, there are no stars, the only light sources are from stalactite islands, inverted hills, floating within. Each island has its own unique climate atop it: rainforest, desert, icy wasteland.  Each emits a glow congruent with its...

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The Real Isabelle Lightwood (United States) published:

After All This Time

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Loch Ness, Scotland
1991

    I jolt awake to a hand on my shoulder. I roll over and look at my clock. It's exactly 12:30. My father is by the side of my bed, and as I turn to look at him I ask, "Is it time now, Father?" He replied, "Yes lass, but be still, we canna' let your mother know where we're going." We crept slowly and quietly down the stairs and to the garage. Father loaded...

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Gentheslayer (South Africa) published:

Anx

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Anx lurks in the dark corners of every space in my room. He waits for me to turn my head, so he can make a graceful exit. Anx chooses only to move when the light is out, he disappears when the light touches him. He is shaped like a tall man. His legs stretch before him when he walks but he still manages to hide in the small spaces of my room. Anx feeds on your insecurities. He can shape...

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Gentheslayer (South Africa) published:

Anx

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

Anx lurks in the dark corners of every space in my room. He waits for me to turn my head  so he can make a graceful exit. Anx chooses only to move when the light is out, he disappears when the light touches him. He is shaped like a tall man. His legs stretch before him when he walks but he still manages to hide in the small spaces of my room. Anx feeds on your insecurities. He can shape...

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RedWriter (United States) published:

It's alright

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It's alright.
Those words are supposed to comfort you? Those are the words someone is suppose to use for a situation like this, for you to remember days and months and years after this, to hold onto so you can go forward with no qualms about this? Just those two words were enough to comfort me, they thought? It's alright? It's alright? Does that mean it already is alright, or is it all right, justified because of my immaturity and...

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BlueWriter (United States) published:

The Untamed

PROMPT: WILD

Usually, one would write of an animal. But have you ever thought about it like this?
Our souls are untamed,
Naturally free.
We cant be kept on a shelf,
Because we are different,
You see.
I guess that's just for
The untamed.
I guess its just for you and me.
Our souls are untamed,
Naturally free.
When we wanna go, we do.
Its just what we do.
We're best at living our lives,
So what if we fall?
Because we...

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xen (Japan) published:

contradistinguish.

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

There lies an innate fear of the darkness in all of us. It limits, it blinds, it hides things we know are there but we'd rather not see. 

    But to some, darkness is comfort. 
It envelops you in it's constant embrace, concealing you from the rest of the world. 

    Darkness is often thought of as something evil. 

      But really, in the darkness, you cannot separate the good from the wicked. Angels hidden in black cloaks or demons draped in white robes,...
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The vengeance

PROMPT: Environmental Writing Competition

As our car moved upward my ear got starting to jam as if someone had corked them. To distract myself from pain I start reading facts from my factbook.” if greenland sheet will melt completely level of sea will rise to 7m and many coastal areas will drown in flood.
Abu if green sheet will melt Delhi will going to drown too” my younger brother asked
‘no’ my father replied focusing on driving.
I wish it would, Delhi my home town...

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zaid ilyas (India) published:

Wendigo

PROMPT: Monster Flash Fiction Competition

 It flow in air with a thunderous crack which can make you bleed to your death and it comes when the birds fly away shrieking with terror into the horizon. we too make birds fly and it is most embarincing thing for me to got announced by someone other than my claw after waiting for many hour in smearing sun, just because some sharp eyed bird saw you, and then there go your pray to live another day.It comes...

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