Raw Materials

It is a terrible thing to be in the thrall of one of the Fearless Ones. Their smiles edge you toward your own animosities and make your nightmares sweet as the scent of their skin. Your raw materials, while frequently

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Weird Stories by Author Kat D Hennessey
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Splarks Stories

Splarks is a short story project. Irreverent. Absurd. Amusing. Intelligent. Plucky. Optimistic. Underdog power. Underwombat power.  Sometimes even undermonotreme power.

As spoken by my beloved Welcome to Nightvale: “for the weirdo in your life, even if that weirdo is …

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  • I found this ribbon message tied to a redwood tree in Arcata, California. A welcome sentiment these days: words of love 💜🌲
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#love #goodvibes #sweet #surprise #hippies #arcata #humboldt #hiddenmessage #forest #redwoods #positive #foundpoetry #california #green
  • Sailboat gliding past a compass alongside the Santa Cruz harbor. I wonder if I should learn to sail?
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#sailboat #boat #sailing #ocean # nautical #harbor #marina #santacruz #lazysunday #pacific #california #compass #art
  • We call this the neighborhood Dr Seuss tree.
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#tree #orange #colorful #colorfultrees #natureisbeautiful  #blossom #sky #flowers #santacruz #ilovecalifornia #california #sopretty
  • This huge, beautiful Buddha statue was completely unexpected as we drove through the tiny, rural town of Mims, Florida.  We'd just returned from an airboat tour through a swamp peppered with alligators. A Buddhist monastery was the last thing we expected to see tucked away behind the trees.
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  • This little devil is hereby dubbed "Murder Kitty" for all the helpless creatures he's been dragging into the house lately. Nothing like a bird or gopher running under the couch to help me concentrate on writing articles.  Guess who's getting a collar with a bell tonight? .
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  • Thanks to keyboards and texting, my handwriting looks like that of a mentally deranged person. Fortunately I type like a badass.
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#Damntechnology #amwriting #writersofinstagram #coffee #amstudying #ipad ##berkeley #california
  • Spotted this beautiful sculpture By Cynthia Siegel at Sierra Azul gardens in Watsonville, CA.  It's actually made of clay, not wood.  I love surprise art in unexpected places.  The whole garden was full of gorgeous succulents, sprawling trees, and birds that watched our every move. .
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  • From last week as I was travelling to a wedding.  The wedding had: a) fairies, b) ferrets dressed in little bride and groom outfits, carrying rings, c) ocelots, parrots, and snakes, and d) temples to Egyptian goddesses.  I kid you not.  This happened. Geyserville, CA was gorgeous.
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