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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 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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The Magic Bench

I was sitting peacefully on the cute wooden bench on the beach Happy like everything I’d ever wished for was well within reach The reason for this was not far to seek, for, against all odds I had unknowingly managed … Continue reading

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The Fallen Samurai

The sudden sighting of a Japanese hut in the middle of Hamburg city Led, within us, to a great amount of wonder, and not a little curiosity Is it the retirement home of the last Samurai, I wondered aloud Living … Continue reading

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