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SPF: Honourable Choices

“Callie! It’s over!” Reaching the edge of the pier, Agent Callie turned around slowly. Jake’s gun was pointed straight at her head. “You’re right, Jake, it is over,” she said softly, and took another step towards the edge. There was … Continue reading

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SPF: A Caring Son

Jonathan loved collecting bottles. Soon, all the shelves in his room were full of them, so he started lining them on the floor. “Jonathan! That’s it, you need to get rid of some of these useless bottles!” said Dad angrily. … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Murky Reality

Casandra loved misty mornings. The thick fog would slowly encircle the house and she’d sit by the picture window, pretending to be the princess of the clouds. Now, decades later, she cringed as the black mist descended, reeking with pollutants. … Continue reading

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SPF: When Being First Matters

Letting go, rising above, being the first to apologize….Gloria’s thoughts arrested at the last one, as she sat cross legged on the mat. The serene voice on her iPod continued and she quickly inhaled, eyes closed, trying to focus, but … Continue reading

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TLT: Magnanimous

Fuming inwardly, she clenched her fists and unknowingly crushed the flower she’d just plucked from her garden. Gazing at the crumbled petals in her hand, she suddenly got the sweet scent of the fragrance that now laced her palm. She … Continue reading

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FFfAW: A Mother’s Endless Forgiveness

She’d fought with her mother, banged the front door and stormed out of the house – again. She went to her usual place, a bench in a darkened side street. Any teenager would have probably thought twice, but Jessica didn’t … Continue reading

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SPF: Waiting for Dad

Professor Monroe wrote another chemical equation, as the lab echoed with the hiss of flames being switched on. Mary stared into the hot glow¬†and was once again accosted with the reek of her mother’s burning flesh. Her father hadn’t cried … Continue reading

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