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Fiction Stew

Here’s a list of words: pyromaniac, skycap, all-night diner, tuna fish, bowling pin, gardenia, polyester, infinity

And here’s another: police officer, your father, the gazebo, a little garden, jeans, e-mail, yellowed, love

Begin a story. Use all the words in the list with in the first 1000 words of your story.



I am Myself I am a Wife Blessed with love I am a Mother Endowed with divinity Through the power of creation I am a Daughter Brought into this world With unending hope And the promise of the future I am a Sister Made fierce and strong While forged with kindness Protector and protected Spiraling together forever I am a Nurse Holding out the hands of healing And offering the sick comfort And the dying love Knowing that through this All things are healed and made whole I am a Writer Creating myself and world Sharing the inner depths of humanity Bringing together the divine And the humble mortal I tell the story of the Goddess And am remembered forever

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