Posts Tagged "melanie rees"

A Letter to Santa

by on Dec 17, 2015 in Short Fiction | 0 comments

250 Words 2015 Christmas Invasion Flash Fiction Finalist Dear Santa,   Am I on your good list? Mum and Dad reckon I’ve been good, and brave. I did eat a chunk of Christmas pudding last year and blamed it on the dog, and I did puncture Timmy’s bike tyres after he called me “baldy”…but...

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Night-time Visitor

by on Dec 2, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

28 WORDS In the dark she sings, She holds my hand tight in hers: Limbs tender, voice soft. Clouds part, the moon shines upon Green skin, one too many arms. More from Melanie Rees: Sentience is watching a sunset Melanie Rees is an environmental consultant whose work involves playing with...

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Sentience is watching a sunset

by on Jul 1, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

New land. Fertile. Free. And barren. Barren except tree, vine and the Chinchanu: The silly cat–like critters with beastly claws. Barren except for the shuttle’s scorch marks branding fresh blue grass that The Chinchanu eat. Barren except for the settlers’ tents standing like termite...

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