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Mythical Animal at the Coffee Machine

I got a Snickers bar forgetting my role as a mythical animal. I knew mythical animals should stick to foods grown in gardens, but I just wasn’t in the mood, so I slunk to the vending machine. I wondered if … Continue reading

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King of the Daffodils

It was my first week as Madam Daffodils, and I hadn’t considered that it would be shortened to the pedestrian, stuffy “Madam.”  So, I had been telling my friends for days to just call me “Daf,” or “Daffy,” if they … Continue reading

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My Sack of Suns

My Sack of Suns I buried a sack of suns hoping a hungry dog or cat searching for mislaid mice might dig it up. But my bed of seeds gold petals of yellow roses bloomed anyway; yellow roses framing the … Continue reading

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Madam Daffodils

I couldn’t stand being Anne Dunbar anymore. My mother told me it’s classy, but it didn’t feel like me, so a couple months ago I decided it had to go. But I didn’t want to replace it with anything that … Continue reading

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Of Unicorns, Dog Sweaters and Pink Cake

The Unicorn You’ve Become The unicorn you’ve become has an uneven horn— “slightly askew for stylish effect,” you say. But I see a unicorn who’s cockeyed searching for a way to straighten his adornment. Left to the devices of style, … Continue reading

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Linda Likes Sparkles

By Margery Topper Weinstein Linda liked sparkles, and, unfortunately, sparkles sparked nodes of pain in my brain. That Thursday, the smell of microwave-heated-up pizza and white wine from the executive farewell party in the office suite next door collaborated with … Continue reading

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