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Requited Love

Oh, be still my beating heart, for the anguish that runs through my veins is nigh unbearable. How can my family be so blind, so unforgiving to the love which courses through my body? She moved from the centre of … Continue reading

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“It’s On”

He stood alone in the darkness. Hidden in the shadows of the alleyway, out of the beams of the street-lights from the main road. Bringing the cigarette to his lips his features were briefly illuminated as the lighter caught the … Continue reading

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Bathroom Break

He rolled over in bed, wrapped snugly in his duvet, and looked over towards the bedroom door. Oh no. His parents must be in bed already, for the light in the hallway was off – none of the light which … Continue reading

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Retribution

He could feel his temper rising. Growing, and breeding deep down in the depths within him. Rising to the surface. His ears began to burn, glowing red. His jaw clenched tightly, the muscles visibly tensing. His fists followed suit as … Continue reading

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Mistakes

I was walking along the cracked footpath on my way back home. The moonlight shed a dim light down, just enough to let me see where I was going. The street-lights were suffering a similar fate to those of the … Continue reading

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