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OceanShe was some kind of beautiful, with odd brown hair that was streaked with red and blond, like fresh-turned earth and sand, and strange blue eyes that seemed to always be a different shade of the sea, one day blue as the depths, the next a pale green.
When first he saw her, he was walking down the beach, trying desperately to seize an idea, to grasp it with his mind and coax a passable story out of it. One that would make him enough to last until he got his 'BIG IDEA' and could write something worth reading.
She was standing ankle deep in the warm water, staring out at the horizon, where a few chatty gulls flew above a storm cloud. He would have walked right past her, except she turned and snared him with her eerie blue eyes. For some reason he never knew, he walked right up and started talking to her. They stood there, he talking about his writing, she listening silently, neither of them knowing the other, both seeing a friend, and remained there for hours.
The man jerked out of the c
Red Riding HoodI want to believe people so badly when they say they won’t bite
that I contemplate climbing into their smiling jaws
thinking that it might be better to be split in two than left hanging.
But always, I draw my red hood and flit back into the forest
running in the shadows of pathways, never stepping into clearings
because I’ve spent my whole life in the wilderness
and I still can’t tell the wolves from the woodsmen.
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