Tag Archives: Creative Writing

A Light on a Dark Street

Claire shivers. She has stood on her front step long enough now that the damp, morning air has settled on her shoulders. She doesn’t even remember how to dress for a run in this cool weather. She considers going back … Continue reading

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Dress Shoes and Loneliness

It strikes her as odd that he is always alone. He walks by her house every single day at the exact same time, always on the opposite side of the street, like he has some sort of aversion to her … Continue reading

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When Green Eyes and Red Curls Meet

Profoundly stirring green eyes contrasted by bright, bubbly red curls–this is what people see when they lay eyes on her. Those curls are really going to drive her crazy when she’s a teenager. Right now, they bounce when she walks, … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Corner

She sat alone at the smallest table in the place, furthest from the door.   She looked cold, although he wasn’t sure why, since it was roughly 95 degrees outside.   Her frail, white fingers wrapped around her coffee cup, … Continue reading

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Living Outside the Cocoon

She will never forget the first time she heard his name. She was 12 years old, and had seen on the news that the Americans were celebrating his birthday. They all looked so joyful and she became immediately curious as … Continue reading

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