Stories tagged fairytale

The Seven Ravens: Notes on the Fairytale

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....under the glass ceiling....

2AM

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Snails roam the sofa, mount its curlicue-d arms and surface: golden snails, mustard-coloured, ink-black. Snails ring my wrists and earlobes, clattering like jewellery.

Wolfskin

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Paring knife under my pillow, I dream of skinning so many things...Three mice, a human arm, big bad wolf.

The Cobbler and the King

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“Mortal,” it said, and its voice made the cobbler’s soul tremble. “Why do you disturb our peace? It is late, and you should be abed.”

The Eleventh Brother, After the Swan

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I turned a maiden to a witch / and back again