Stories tagged fall

A Scattering of Rivals

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I planned to go to the ends of the earth to avoid rejection.

The Squeaky Voiced Pumpkin Faced Pothole Of Desire

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Setting it down like a milk bottle on the way out of town, you thought of Buddhists and rock birds, you saw alot of of winter light

A Fable of Leaves

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something like a religious movement

The Fall

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Creation, as calculated by Bishop James Ussher, was the night preceding Sunday, October 23, 4004 BC —which means the fall, Eve's fall, the day when she stared into the eyes of the saurian and said, yes, yes, I will, might have been an autumn day.

The Artist's Conk

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Whenever talk dies, or darkness gathers too closely around the breakfast table, everyone knows the list of ritual activities we can brightly suggest to skip the day forward.

Two.

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...how he wished the will to live...

Static

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The days cut off by damp chill with every thought a different variety of protection.

Orbital Mechanics

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Another abandoned comsat falls/ in a fiery arc that no one notices.

End Time

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and you fall down.

Ancestry.comedy

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all paths converge on Africa/ and Eden, and the fall from animal grace

The Thing on the Stair

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Autumn brings It

Autumn Day

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The wind whispered through tree branches and the underbrush with little fanfare. Trees creaked and moaned in response, their branches rattling together like the bones of a reanimated skeleton's hands. Leaves of all shapes and colors skittered across the ground as if they…

November Is The Month Of Dying

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Two weeks after All Souls’ Day, he trudges through the overgrown pasture behind the farmhouse, his head bent, intent on his footing, a shovel his walking stick.

A Fable of Leaves

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something like a religious movement among autumnal trees

When the Moon Becomes the Sun

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While most spread their time in other occupation, I traveled through books and grew my imagination. I knew endless bliss. I was a book eater. I would just devour books that I loved and slug through those I didn't, just to make myself eat the truths and li