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He couldn't kill her, so he wrote her to death. With every frantic stroke and swirl of his pen he would inflict a grievous karmic injury, settling the score the only way he knew how. His revenge was reaped in puddles of black ink stabbed into pure white paper while his spurned heart beat like a battle drum.


She had been his femme fatale but now he chose his own adventure. Now she was the doomed protagonist. Now she was the wide-eyed worshipper destined to be soul-crushed. He used his words like swords - jabbing and slicing into the flesh of her narrative until everything she held dear was lost. Broken and alone, she cried out at the scribes of fate for all their torment.


This was what he wanted...he thought, but she seemed so pathetic now, and he even more so for his dark daydreams. He put...

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She kept things secret to avoid calamity
But calamity found her anyway

by Metaphorest Oct 21, 2014
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Mom and Pop opened their friendly local hardware store on a fine Spring day way back in 1962.


For fifty golden years they served the community's tool and timber needs with a smile.


...

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by Metaphorest Oct 17, 2014
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Each day she dies a little death

In some new city

Motel, hotel, suitcase-living

Skyscraper nomad


Every chain the same

Executive desk & bedside lamp

Green-light keycard swipe

And...

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by Metaphorest Oct 12, 2014
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INT. SITTING ROOM - NIGHT

Josh and Carly sit on a sofa in a studenty apartment, cosy with girly touches. They snuggle and snack, watching a movie.

JOSH
So, this is like, our fourth...

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by Metaphorest Oct 03, 2014
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This week, I highly suggest you follow mushr! Mushr has been on the site for over five years and in that time has contributed 499 pieces of wonder to the collective pot. I...

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