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Just One More Candle, Please

A story about a boy, dealing with loss around the holidays.

He threw a rock into the pond and watched the ripples spread out and reflect back in on themselves. They formed a small chaos on the surface of the water.

The air was still, and the sky was drab: an unremarkable gray that was only too appropriate for why he was here. He hated this place and everything about it.

“Such a good boy, such a smart boy,” she had always said. She said it when he was young and believed it. She said it when he was older and knew better. Now she wouldn’t say it anymore.

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A Fall Day

Scott lay there, blinking at what was in front of him. Dirt covered the right side of his face, leaving a vague Rorschach style shapes spread across his cheekbones. He at least had some luck that he no longer had his glasses, for they certainly would have shattered, making this entire situation that much worse, but he would hardly have considered himself lucky at the time.

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