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Aftermath

August 11, 2011

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“Harumpf.” “There he goes again. He’ll wake the girls,” Camille muttered to herself. He hadn’t woken her of course. She hadn’t slept a full eight hours in weeks. Not since she had gone. Bracing herself, Camille padded along the hall. Gingerly, she made her way downstairs, pausing to take in her reflection in the large […]

Going, going…

August 2, 2011

21

What had she done? With chalk white knuckles, Muriel clung onto the steering wheel like she was on a rollercoaster ride about to take an untoward bend. She was hurtling off the rails with alarming speed. A ripple of panic lasered through her core, slicing her in half. Lily and Beth. Her girls, her brood. Would […]

Strawberry Dream

July 27, 2011

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Lily picked at the chipped nail polish on her little toes anxiously. Strawberry Dream, a sickly pink with glitter, but this was anything but a dream. She hoped, when she was older, it would fade in her memory and become something that resembled one. Shuffling silently on her bottom, she moved down the landing. The wailing […]