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The Fortress

It climbed to heights unknown to him Surpassing the mountains in the sky Placing the spires in the high atmosphere He stopped, looked down, and asked why But the bricks were in place, the mortar set He paused again, emitting … Continue reading

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It Happened a Long Time Ago

 It was a near miss of the red planet. Although it was mostly ice, the asteroid reflected the heat of the sun, even on it’s dirt covered surfaces. Its close proximity ensured the destruction of the atmosphere, sucking it away … Continue reading

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A Final Flight of Fancy

It was absolutely black between the bright, almost irritating stars. I rolled over to avoid both their intensity and their optimistic-seeming presence. I looked down at the Earth then;  browns, blues, and a lot of white smeared and clumped in … Continue reading

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