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In The Shadows- short storyIn the Shadows- by Taras Tymoshenko
The old wooden house stood about three blocks away from the new shopping center, and across the street from the SpaceAge apartment complex. That was still under construction, but it was due for the grand opening any day now. There was nothing particularly strange about the old house; it was in fact an absolutely normal everyday wooden house. Yet people avoided it like the plague, the actuality that someone HAD truly died of the plague in that house was beside the point. It was just that people in a town as modern as this one looked at any old structure as a repulsive scar on the face of the planet.
Every so often a new rumor would spread around town about the old house; last week there had been a mentally ill man livening being imprisoned by his family because of the shame he had brought them, this week it was haunted by the spirit of old lady that was murdered by her husband. This rumor eventually reached the children en rout their mother and they s
mechanici want to kiss every aching wound you have,
bandage your heart every time it bleeds,
and patch up your mind over and over
because not a single tear deserves to fall
from your brandy-drenched eyes
but this dripping heart of mine can only feel
and the healing honey words it flames get caught
in the back of my throat and on the roof of my mouth
so i only have these passionate guttural cries
to tell you that i care all too much
and in order to fix you up again,
i would need to tear myself to tatters
and trade all of my working parts
for your leftover, fading pieces
but i just haven’t figured out how.
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