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Al Rozon's Writings

Short Story
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets
Jos stood at the tree and felt nothing.The sun dipped over the horizon with an explosion of oranges and fiery reds. The great Joshua stood, regal, strong and eternal in its shadow. The birds fluttered, branch to branch, riding the currents of wind breezing through the leaves.To be free, she thought, and yet, here I stand, an apparition lost – bound in purgatory...
Short Story
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets Challenge
The Haunted House Challenge by Ana CristinaAdd to AIMShare Save to clippings Oh my stars, I’ve gone and published 700 ficlets. I’m actually at 702 right now (not counting this one). Is there a limit to how ficletty we can be? Apparently not. Or maybe so – I haven’t been able to access my profile in a good, long time. What’s up with that? o-0 But on to the...
Poem
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets
Trust is tough.Once bitten twice shy.Once beaten, the heart never forgets.There is no living in the now.There will never be second chancesWhen the heart remembers the pain. Are there others?Sure. More than a few.Will they hurt you?Possibly.Can you afford not to try?Not on your life…Risk is part of the game. Trust is tough.You never know who to trust.But you...
Short Story
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets
“Have you ever seen an opossum?” Jeff asked Marty.“A possum?” “Opossum! Did you know that when threatened, they fake death,” Jeff sat by the river, making ripples with a stick in the water.“I didn’t know that!” Marty sat back on both hands looking up at the cloudless sky.“Ya,” Jeff nodded.“What’s the difference between an Opossum and a Possum?” Marty wondered....
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets Challenge
 Challenge: Write a ficlet with the sentence: I Smell A Winner! My Ficlet: She was so nervous, standing in the rehabilitation room, alone. The therapist had thought it best to keep the room private.This would be the make-or-break deal they’ve been waiting for; to have Lenny come home.The doors creaked open and admitted Dr. Ellen Aaron and her husband, Lenard...
Short Story
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets
It was so cold.Emma Colton’s mind was in a haze as she stared into the light. The pain had finally subsided. But she was so tired. She rubbed at her forehead, and her hand came back slick and crimson.Voices rang in the back of her mind.She’s fading. Give her a 1mg epinephrine drip and charge defib to 200 JoulesHer vision went white, and before her stood a...
Short Story
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets
“I’ve buried people prettier than you!” Riley’s lips were spread in a rictus riddled in spiddle. The choking sound of his victim was fun for him. “You like it, eh?” Her skin was rank with adrenaline, sweat and fear. Through bloodied lip, the girl let out a gurgled whisper, “Stop! It hurts!” “It hurts!?” Riley laughed, “I’m just playing!” His fist flung forward,...
Short Story
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets Challenge
TRUE LOVE CHALLENGE (TLC)by pianoman My challenge to you is to write a couplet, series, novel, short story, ficlet, limerick (did I spell that right?!) ect. which contains an example of love in it’s purest, truest form. It will be harder then you think! ---------------------------------------------------------------- Purest Loveby Al Rozon You could never be...
Short Story
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets Challenge
 The Challenge: Take an everyday event, freeze it in a moment in time, and describe it in extreme, exadurated detail:   The ficlet: The sound of my heart could be heard amidst a high-pitched ringing as my mouth opened in a grimacing, silent scream. My lips turned a palour of white as they stretch as wide as lips could, while my lung demanded gobs &...
Short Story
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Dec.05.2008
Ficlets Challenge
If you could write a letter to your unborn child, so that she or he may be prepared for the world, what would you say? As I sat in the hospital room contemplating this question, I put pen to paper and wrote:  This is hard for me, Meagan. I’m usually the tough one, you know? The guy that gets it done. Mr. Macho. A man’s man. But when I hold you, I go soft.And in...