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Babel Rising: 4 – At 4:00 am

4 – At 4:00 am At 4:00 am, Salm woke up with the ethereal feeling that the whole night sky was shining through the window. His tabletop, tilted 110o to face his bed, was glowing softly. It was strange that his … Continue reading

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Babel Rising: 3 – There were days when

 3 – There were days when There were days when Salm felt that his father gave him the personal agent for a grand but mysterious purpose, maybe deeper than the purposes of those characters in that classic cult film, “Men … Continue reading

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Babel Rising: 2 – Now that he was growing

2 – Now that he was growing Now that he was growing into his own man, Salm needed to gravitate around other people, mostly his friends in high school, which was mainly why he did not relish being away from … Continue reading

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Babel Rising: 1 – In a time and place

  1 – In a time and place In a time and place whose technology was just a little bit more advanced than ours, there existed a schoolboy named Salm. The past year, on his 15th birthday, his father had given … Continue reading

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the edge of a continent. . . .

At 4:00 am, Salm woke up with the ethereal feeling that the whole night sky was shining through the window. His tabletop, tilted 110o to face his bed, was glowing softly. It was strange that his favorite pillow was almost inaudibly … Continue reading

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the unshining

the unshining there were these smart crows who picked open the house locks, and watched late night shows. © said sadain, jr. 2018 Author’s Note:  If you’ve seen that 1980 movie of Stanley Kubrick, The Shining, then you would already … Continue reading

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a wordy haiku?

word power words are mighty source of both understanding and misunderstanding. © said sadain, jr. 2018

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