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He Was Abused And I Never Knew, But This Is What I Learned

This is the story about my first love and what happened. And how it’s affected me up to the present. I’ve been wanting to tell this story for a while, but I kept putting it off because, well, in the

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Lie to Everyone, Hold On, and Let the Magnificent Bastard Out

“I’m okay. I’m alright.” That’s what I told everyone. And I thought I was. Yes, I hardly had money for food, hardly had thoughts of the future, had no hope for the past, and no one around me whose shoulder

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A Weird Freaking Christmas Story Inspired by Frosty with a Flamethrower

The catapults lobbed another volley of poisonous presents over the wall of Santa’s stronghold… Actually, maybe I’d better not start the story yet, but explain where it came from first, because it is a really weird story and I feel

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The Lands They Tread Are Damned

A thousand stars burn in the sky, As I trek this barren land. Soldiers crawl the earth behind, The lands they tread all damned. I’m the sole survivor left, The one the foe set free Blood sprayed the wooden floors

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So Cold My Tears Froze

I sprint across the endless gap why is he so far away? My feet – they smash – through empty space – with nothing here and nothing there no wall between us no one to stop us – but I

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Virulent Things

Once, in another world, a thirteen year old girl wrote a poem: Like a disfigured child —in a transfigured room— who looks out upon beauty’s last realm through an imagined window… virulent things with superficial smiles —holding onto fallacious truths—

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The Dark Lover

In a city of mages, guild slave Lysium dances every night, magical stars drifting from her hair that whisper veiled persuasions into the minds of those watching. She’s married to Loren, also a guild slave, who keeps secrets he hopes

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A Suit of Ash, a Dress of Char

Let’s dance through life, our love aflame, In flame, my soul tattooed your name: Your brilliance scrawled across my heart Awakened every lonesome part. No space for doubt, no ‘left to chance’, We leap, we dare; we soar, and dance.

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Thief’s Woman

We ride alone – no going back – as bloody dusk sets in, The choice is made – it’s made – as I join in his life of sin. We stop at length; he laughs – those eyes – I

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A Song for Each Story

Right now I’m sitting in my flat listening to someone in a flat below mine belt out the lyrics to an absolutely unrecognizable song. Which got me to thinking about how some–oh, wait, now there are multiple people who can’t

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Sonya Lano

Sonya Lano

Owner of two cats and huge dreams and author of any kind of love story so long as wild stuff is going on...

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