Adrift Mermaid

You live in a lighthouse. Once it had been new and shiny, with red stripes swirling up its white column like it’d been crafted from sugar like the old-new ice cream shoppe before that went out of business too. Now it’s dusted over with dirt and warped for sale signs and other grunge.  Salt crusts the lighthouse’s sides and dirt grits the peeling white paint, tossed from the ocean as it storms against that crust of land you’re always afraid is gonna drop... more

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Anger Strawberry Apartment

A speed-write written in twenty minutes. Nouns generated via this site: [link]She lived in one of those tiny apartments where the living room and the sleeping room and the dining room were all combined into one nebulous area, perfect for someone single like her. She was lucky because she was in the middle level, which came with a veranda type like porch. It was small, but the sun hit it just right, and she was able to grow pots of strawberries. Every year, tiny green strawberries would... more

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