Tag Archives: Speculative fiction

Safia’s Story

A single drop of rain raced along the broad surface of the spade-shaped leaf that stretched out in front of my hiding place. It followed the intricate pattern made by the indentations from many snaking veins until it finally found … Continue reading

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Friday Fiction

Scent of FernsI had a short story all polished and ready to go, then yesterday the following piece of a story came to me and I decided to share it instead. I’d love to hear what you think!

A single drop of rain raced along the broad surface of the spade-shaped leaf that stretched out in front of my hiding place. It followed the intricate pattern made by the indentations from many snaking veins until it finally found the downward sloping valley at the center of the leaf. It picked up speed, as well as nearby beads of water, until it finally reached the pointed tip. It clung desperately to its final point of contact and I willed it to hold on. Continue reading

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