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ShardsofLight

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ShardsofLight (United States) published:

Seris Ch. 1: Run

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    The waning moonlight began to give way to the rising sun when Seris finally saw her street. The homey little apartment she lived in seemed as welcoming as always, with its peeling yellow- brown paint and falling bricks. The complex was nearly empty but for the young woman next door-one of her only friends- and the old man and his cat downstairs, but it was hers and it was home.

    It had been for 3 years now; the first real...

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ShardsofLight (United States) published:

Counting Down

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    It was late in the day, almost time for visiting hours to end.  A thin woman with a harrowed face sat on a rickety plastic chair with a similar anxious man.  Matching wedding bands glinted on fingers in the sterile white light.  A round black clock ticked in the background, the only noise interrupting the dead silence. The woman rose and peered through a glass window on a door.
    “We can’t.  We can’t.”
    “We have to.”
    “We could try again,...

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ShardsofLight (United States) published:

Imaginative Optimist

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    Today I got called a bright optimist by Mrs. Davenworth in school.  She also called me an imaginative person.  I don't know what any of that means but she says I smile a lot.  Mum says that's a good thing and that I should never stop smiling.  Why would I do that?  The world is so huge and full of stuff to do, that I don't know how anyone can stay sad for more than a minute! 
    I feel...

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