Stories tagged symbolism

the phallicism of skyscrapers

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In Paris, the lone skyscraper stands out like a stranger in a schoolyard. In Manhattan and Hong Kong they are packed tight to give them that wow factor. In Doha they cluster together and press themselves upwards. The desert must be fertile.

Dreamverse

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I dreamt of dark tidings, of shadowed doors and a porpoise, trapped, seeking outlet from behind jumbled rubble in watery depths. Bad omens, indeed, that tell of setbacks,…

Crown-of-thorns

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It's supposed to resemble the sea bed. These fish have never seen the outside of an aquarium and even if they had, they are reef fish, they'd probably get the bends and die if they went to the bottom of the ocean where the chances of them finding a cerami