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Drops

It sounded at first like drops of goo dripping from a stalagmite, each drop swiftly splashing to the ground before being followed by another. The drops did not echo-the sanctuary was not the massive, cavernous pit in the ground that … Continue reading

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The Maw

I nearly went blind as I peered into the cave for the first time : the reflections of the pale blue pools of water shimmered across the ceiling and the walls. Massive, impenetrable sheets of ice had long asserted themselves on … Continue reading

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Philadelphia

The wind whipped at Rabieh as he emerged from the train station onto the bright streets. It was a perfect scene: not a cloud was in the sky and the streets were alive. The centuries-old structures glowed softly with wisdom … Continue reading

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Reminiscence

The wind had turned cold but the leaves had yet to wrinkle and brown. It was a bright and beautiful end of September day that normally would have brought a smile to his face, but he couldn’t bring himself to … Continue reading

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Towers

Rabieh looked out of his window and was greeted with an island that overflowed with towers. He wondered how it had managed to stay afloat for so long, and how it had once been a still and primordial paradise, a … Continue reading

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Ascension

Rabieh paced the perennial beach with his hands behind his back, taking in the stars and moon, and the waves whom they implored to dance. All was silent save for the rolling of the waves; not a soul accompanied him on … Continue reading

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Saffron

Somewhere in the back of his head he could hear a santoor, setar and chambar ensemble playing seductively from inside a tent, complete with towering candle stacks that exuded slowly undulating wisps of smoke. Collin licked his lips in ecstasy and … Continue reading

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