Iterations of Ivan

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Variations on an original short story, by Benjamin Pritchard Originally Written October, 2019 Part 1 The unwavering high ideals of Ivan, a man who lived in a sewer Thought deformed, blind in one eye, and having a severe hunchback, the man some called Ivan definitely considered himself someone who knew what beauty was. How long he’d lived in

The Awakening

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The Awakening 1-October-2011 Like everybody else, the boy was struck by the beauty of the woman. His secret pleasure was to hang back and look on as the woman collected the money from the passers by. She was attractive, beautiful almost, but it was the dog that drew them in. After all, how often do

The Calling

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The Calling 20-October-2011 I learned to hear God speaking to me when my baby was born. Like a dream, a baby was there. And her mom said to me, “We will call her Bella.” A new baby in our house! I remember the first time. I was holding her. She seemed so little. So delicate.

The Activated Boy

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The Activated Boy 13-May-2019 While hobbling around on three legs proved easy enough for the dog, standing on his hind legs and jumping in circles was harder. It could be said that many years had passed. If that was true or not, it is hard to say. A dog’s conception of time is very different