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QUEUE by The Scribbling Wren

Sadness, like water, finds its own level. One day crying every hour seems a bad day. After a week you’ve got used to it. A fortnight in, you don’t even stop what you’re doing to notice the tears. And it can come as a surprise when someone asks if...

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QUEUEING by Spacebee

The sun never learns; it bruised itself upon the horizon every night. It spilled it’s blood on the horizon and she stood and watched. She was very still. She was always very still. The light rose and strengthened and dimmed across her serene features. Behind her the queue snaked...

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Coral-line – A QUEUE Story by James Le Lacheur

The salt waters swirled around, the light from the azure sky effortlessly penetrating the shallow cove, and illuminating the sandy seabed. There, in amongst the fine white grains, stood a polyp – well, as far as a polyp can stand, that is – its feathery tentacles, barely visible to the naked...

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QUEUE by Nathan @Baboonicorn

“And who are you?” The impertinence of the enquiry shook me from my… daydream. Yes, that was what it was. Any lingering recollection of the scent of ozone and burnt flesh dissipated blissfully quickly. “Who are you?” repeated the questioner, a fierce-looking homunculus of a man – or woman...

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QUEUE by @Jo_Forty

If only she hadn’t volunteered for that stupid work first aid thing. Beth wrote off her awkwardness at the time as her own issue. Though later, Jim, from the warehouse who was also doing the course, told Beth that he was attracted to her. That was a drunken admission...

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QUEUE by B. R. L. Meredith

I’m pretty sure that dragon shouldn’t be allowed to skip ahead. Fine, so you’ve got some big time business with the Queen, fiery rage, shiny heroics blah, blah blah. Seriously though, not acceptable, not in a nation that’s supposed to pride itself on its equality. It makes me sick...

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Waiting – A QUEUE Story for #FairyTaleFriday

Daniel Queue was a waiting sort of a man. He waited behind his colleagues for promotion at the office where he worked as a draftsman. He waited patiently for the attention of Miss Violet Hunter to fall upon him, though it seemed he would have to out-wait the sun...

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