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Fictional fiction #4

Posted by Line Larsen on October 23, 2008

AN OCEAN OF

Water lingered at the corner of my eyes, a whole ocean full – the Dead Sea. I waited for my skin to burst and spray salty, sticky tears over everyone and everything within reach. I waited for giving up and giving in. With envy in my frown I watched those who had arrived already, who had gone through the worst and were now resting in limbo. They could cry an ocean and no one would wipe themselves off with a scowl and tell them to stop it, to pull themselves together, to get on with it.

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A person in six words

Posted by Line Larsen on October 7, 2008

I assume most have heard of six word stories. Ernest Hemingway wrote one, which is heartbreaking. It goes: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” My suggestions along the same lines are: “Still setting a table for two.” or “The man married, and later died.”

And then I thought: What is more complex than a story? A personality. Can you describe yourself in a six word sentence? I made an attempt.

“Not normal, but close to average.”

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Fictional Fiction #3

Posted by Line Larsen on September 26, 2008

I wrote a short story today. Feel free to leave comments, but it’s merely general practice at writing English.

Proceed to read.

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