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THIS IS A YEAR OF THE DRAGON CONTEST ENTRY

Whales On the Horizon

Published by KATIE | Saturday, July 14, 2012 10:06 PM


95 words. Year of the Dragon Contest entry.


I live in a place where home is wooden floors and the smell of plumeria, the twangs of a guitar, tinkling of a ukulele, promise of whales on the horizon. I sleep soundly with a warm blanket of Pacific stars tucked around my legs and familiar voices coming from the driveway outside, talking story. In the morning a little storm blows in, bringing the smell of ocean. I roll the windows down, a mango in my lap and two friends and a surfboard in the back. Summer is here, and I am too, island style.


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