Monthly Archives: December 2014

Funkily Dysfunctional

Leah arrived back at school to find Becky waiting for her. “Anything exciting happen with you this Christmas?” asked Becky. “Just the normal Christmas-y stuff we always do. What about you?” “My dad happened.” “I smell as story,” said Leah. … Continue reading

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‘Twas The Night Before Christmas- 21st Century Edition

 (A postmodern deconstructionist poem) ‘Twas the night before Christmas And all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, Except parents attempting to assemble Toys with incomprehensible instructions Considering the prices they paid, They should come reassembled With batteries they … Continue reading

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For Such A Time As This

“Look, look look. That lady’s texting and not paying attention where she’s going,” said Quentin. A few seconds later there was a splash as the woman fell into a fountain. Quentin and Decker laughed hysterically as the woman struggled in … Continue reading

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A Superhero With A Life

‘If you could be a superhero, who would you be, and why?’ Tony tapped the pencil against his chin as he thought. He flipped the page over and looked on the back. It was blank. He read the question on … Continue reading

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How To Get On Santa’s Naughty List

Wes, pale and worried, skulked into the office past Monica and Kyle. “What’s wrong, Wes?” asked Monica. Wes looked at Monica with terror. “Is it that obvious?” “Yeah.” Wes thought for a second, then handed Monica a note. She read … Continue reading

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Revenge of the Princess

When Gwenyth suddenly picked up archery as a hobby, her friends got worried. Gwenyth was a prototypical princess. Beautiful, polished and prissy. She approached the bow with intensity. Two hours a day, rain or shine, she practiced in her back … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit For The Next Generation

Three days before Christmas and the mall was in chaos. Dirk sat at the entrance of the food court and smiled at the frenzied mob that passed by. Melanie sat across from him, sipping on a candy cane latté. “This … Continue reading

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