Spotlight: De Wet Ferreira

In response to 1000 Words: Twelve They had just passed the ancient town carved into the mountainside when the sun finally disappeared. Darkness made it difficult to navigate the rocky terrain, and they had only a vague idea where they were going. The valley seemed endless, and the mile-high slopes on either side seemed threatening; […]

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Spotlight: The Sleeping One by Planken

Standing by a moss-covered cave, Silljar said, “Open the doors!” This order spread fear into the hardened panzers, who stared at her in disbelief for a second, before they slowly, very slowly walked to the steel doors. Strong hands removed a rusty steel door bar and the sturdy doors were opened. They could feel it, […]

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Mzansi Shorts: a walking stick and a revolver

A warm summer breeze blew along Mthatha’s main road, carrying dust from the bone-dry verges in a whirl of hot air. The afternoon sun beat down on the commuters, shop workers and vagrants moving about the pavements – some stopping for a chat with road-side pallet stall vendors; some just waiting patiently to hail the […]

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Elastic by Tegon Maus

Inspired by Writing Prompt One Hundred and Seven: The elastic on his waistband was frayed, adding one more pleasantry to this awful business. I love my job but sometimes… let’s just say… some days are harder than others. A few years ago, in late October I had a major remodel to a house out in […]

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Leapin’ Lethargy by Andrew Call

Inspired by Writing Prompt One Hundred and Thirteen: The window stood open and all I had to do was jump. Pickled between inevitable pain and ambiguous salvation, most people choose to fly. Faith in a foxhole for the avid atheist kind of stuff. In that brief limbo, the desperation to escape one’s burning building overcomes […]

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Flight by Susan Vittitow Mark

Response to Writing Prompt Ninety-Seven: A kayak, a tent, an endless horizon and yet… Flight A kayak, a tent, an endless horizon, and yet the tall towers of the city shimmered before Laura’s eyes where there should have only been the endless waves of the Pacific. Whispering pines were drowned out by honking taxicabs and […]

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Darrah J. Perez

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Spotlight: Darrah J. Perez

————————————————————————————————————————————————– Darrah J. Perez is an inspirational Native Poet and Author who writes through her Native American Ancestry. Her work touches many, known to bring chills and inspiration to all those who either read her books, hear her poetry, or attend one of her presentations. A poet of our time with a gift for everyone. […]

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Last Bus To The Cemetery Gates by T.K. Geering

  Julianne was waiting in the queue for the last bus at Strangling Road. It was late and would probably be full, but if you were lucky you could strap hang, until the bus terminated by the Cemetery gates.   The locals had renamed the road when a young girl had been held at knifepoint, […]

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Spotlight: Last Bus To The Cemetery Gates by T.K. Geering

Julianne was waiting in the queue for the last bus at Strangling Road. It was late and would probably be full, but if you were lucky you could strap hang, until the bus terminated by the Cemetery gates. The locals had renamed the road when a young girl had been held at knifepoint, and fatally […]

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