Once Upon a Future: Earth

It had been seven days since they had found their double-hulled ‘cat’. It was nearly ready for the crossing and Sooley, feeling restless, went for a walk-a-bout in case she had missed something they could use. As his eye was still healing, she left Rufus with Peri and...

Chicken Coop Rescue

Chickens have few defences against predators. Roosters can attack with their talons, but they’re no match for the hunters that come in the dark. A good chicken house is essential to keep out night raiders such as mink, otter, raccoons, even rats in search of the...

A Hard Place

Stephanie lay on her back on the rug, hands folded on her stomach. Zack placed a silken tasseled pillow under her head. “You’re a remarkable girl, you know that?” “Not so remarkable.” “Oh, but you are.” “No.” “Yes.” “All right. How so?” She was looking up at him and...

Masks Off

Masks Off / Callia Banks When: 2020 Where: Microsoft teams chat Mr. Smith: I am adding a new classmate to 3rd year mathematics Adam S: Cool, what’s their name? Kamron J: Hey, I’m Kamron Johnson William K: Hi Scarlett R: Hey 😉 Adam S: Sup. Welcome to our class. Lily M:...

Pride

Pride / Hannah Large Across a room they stare, Their gazes lovesick and pained, Clouded with ignominy, Hidden; A love restrained Two best friends;  A duo only designed for Pillow fights and promises  And certainly nothing more Although In years prior This may have...

I Am From

I Am From / Lotte Pabst I am from cute ponytail and striped hair band From early morning birthday breakfasts with Nutella flowers and mule cakes I am from the Cologne cathedral, river Rhein and cable car  I am from daisy hair wreaths and competitive Easter egg hunting...