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The Guardian of Secrets

My brief, though not written, was to protect the treasures of the souvenir shop And I had sworn to keep fighting to protect it, even to my blood’s last drop But now, I was conflicted, between my duty and my … Continue reading

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An Ode to the Library

We entered the extremely cute cafe, and saw a mysterious sign over the warm hearth It told a tale of ancient history, when humans were slaves, and aliens ruled the earth They were an advanced race, technologically, and due to … Continue reading

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The Perfect Trap

This is me, frozen on the wall, but still a terror for pesky tourists like this Indian in a jacket They come to my home and strut about like they own the place, creating a terrible racket ’tis a pity … Continue reading

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The Lonely Hut

I hate winters, cried out the cute wooden hut in despair My joints get frozen, screws unscrewed, and not a soul around to repair As it is, even in the best of times, I struggle to find good company and … Continue reading

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The Road to North Pole

Once upon a time, in the northernmost town in the world We arrived upon a lonely road, eerily twisted, curved and curled It was a sight that touched the very core of our soul What if, we thought, this road … Continue reading

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The Perilous Polar Bear

Walking jauntily towards Longyearbyen town center in Svalbard We finally encountered the magnificent beast for whom we’d been looking so hard He was huge, and ferocious, teeth bared as if he would rip us apart with just his jaws And … Continue reading

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The Troll Prince Vanishes!

Narrator’s Note: This is a story tied together by pictures, so do not judge it just by its cover (picture)! Read on… Tinku was the son of a king, and while all sons are precious, this one was even more … Continue reading

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The Snow Cat

I was waiting for him, with the proverbial bated breath And he unsuspectingly kept moving towards almost certain death My claws were unsheathed, and sharpened to a point So near, and he still didn’t see me, like he’d just smoked … Continue reading

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The Secret Society

They thought it was just a cute, little restaurant, a shop or maybe even a church But if they ever came to know the truth, it would give their world-view a tectonic lurch For, you see, the white cottage was … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Bronze Statue

On the pretty, colourful streets of Bergen, outside a souvenir shop I saw a sight that almost literally made my jaw drop I told my wife- That girl is beginning to give me quite a scare Doesn’t she know that … Continue reading

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