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lishi (United States) published:

Jonathan Baker was Moving Away

PROMPT: Child Narrator

Jonathan Baker was moving away.
    The big, yellow "For Sale" sign on his front lawn told me so. Well, Jonathan told me so first.
    Ever since I could hardly remember, Jonathan Baker had lived next door. All my life it seemed, Jonathan Baker and I had been climbing trees together or pushing each other on my tire swing or playing cops and robbers in his big backyard.
    And now he was moving away.
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lishi (United States) published:

Green, Green Lawn

PROMPT: Dialogue Dexterity

    "I worry about you sometimes." 
    For a while, there is silence, with only the clink clink of her spoon as it goes around and around in her mug. She clears her throat.
    "I worry about you sometimes."
    She raises her gaze to meet his. It seems wearier than he remembers. He has to look away. His eyes drop to his hands-- brown, calloused, folded obediently in his lap. There is only the spoon as it goes...

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