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The Mysteries of Butterflies and Puddings

© 2021 John N Anstie (alias PJ Na)From: Sheffield, United KingdomTitle: “The Mysteries of Butterflies and Puddings”Genre: Flash FictionSubmitted to Wildsounds Festival under Short Stories Based on a true story of clever girls; twins, each of whom was asked to … Continue reading

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Lost Gardeners

There was such hustle and bustle where now reflective calm. In the thunderbox room nearby the melon yard haunting echoes of silent voices once green fingers that pressed a trigger for King and country, gently call from an early grave, … Continue reading

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Venus and The Crescent Moon

An area of high pressure heralded the clearest starlit sky that befell the northern hemisphere. No news or talk of it; no questions why, except among the experts and the poets. I saw her there, shimmering, a vision unexpectedly imbued, … Continue reading

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