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Spring Morning

I see before me a river valley, Framed by cloud-piercing mountains. I stand just above the tree-line, Breathing cold, thin air. With snow that never melts, underneath my feet ~ I gaze down at spring, in full bloom. Yet just … Continue reading

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Sleepless

Strange dreams have, followed me of late. Although, they are not, Altogether unpleasant. My waking hours are, Hectic, to say the least. Herein lies the reason, I have been shirking sleep. Procrastinate, though I could, Would only further exasperate ~ … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm

As I lie awake, Listening in anticipation, Of a coming thunderstorm, That so far, Has remained quiet ~ My thoughts wander. To many things I am prone, But they lack the severity, Of this particular tendency. Any moment now, The … Continue reading

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Flash fiction: Nocturnal

In a coastal town in southern Scandinavia, Daniel roamed its streets as he had gotten into the habit of doing when he could not sleep. The sky above had kept its promise of rain, like it so often did. Daniel … Continue reading

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The Ghost Named Stagnation

An old ghost had returned to him, he could not see it but he knew it was there. He could feel it following, observe his every move and thought. Once he might have found it frightening, but the time for … Continue reading

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Thought-Ghost

Hours before dawn, Those imbued with ethereal spectres, by a mind of sleep depraved, An augmentation of reality, Bordering on hallucinogenic. Phantom sounds and ghostly presence, Concepts of logic rewritten, with a mind half-dreaming-gullible. Through such sleepless depravity, Ephemeral clarity, … Continue reading

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A Good Night’s Rest

How long has it been, since I truly slept? Come nightfall I linger, accepting the invitation to rest ~ with mock alacrity. Sure, I close my eyes, and go through the motion of sleep, but I am bereft of far … Continue reading

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