i did a thing…

First, a bit of history. Back in November of 2017, I was writing a blog post every day to participate in NaNoBloMo. Or Nanopoblano. Or whatever it's called. Fairly early in the month, around the 7th or so, I started writing a story. I thought it would be a quick short story, something I could…

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the sword in the stone

The sword in the stone. Whosoever can draw me thence, will rightfully be the one true king. And so the sword in the stone sat in the stone for centuries, forgotten, remembered, forgotten and remembered again. Countless tried over the years, all nobles and knights, of course. The important leaders and commanders. All failed. One…

hope

Shadow birds cackled as the swing creaked quietly in protest to the biting breeze, as heart leaves fluttered and desperately clung to the mother tree. Shadow birds muttered as the frigid wind blew, as old man winter blew icy rain at fair autumn’s retreating back, as heart leaves lost their grip on the mother tree,…

dawn breaks

"dawn breaks" as the saying goes or sometimes "the break of dawn" or simply "daybreak" But what does dawn break? The night? If you are up early enough, and paying attention, you can see that's not true. The night fades away long before the sun rises above the horizon. Slinking into the shadows of nooks…