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Easy way to have the company of your dreams.

Photo by Artem Maltsev on Unsplash

Pour spring water in a large pot.

Add one spoon dried catnip, sunflower seeds,

three tablespoons of chicken salad.

Stir all ingredients.

Simmer the mixture for one hour.

Cover the pot with a large dried basil branch.

Keep in the fridge for two days.

Use the basil branch to sprinkle…

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Would I ever see a clear sky?

Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash

Black snow darkened the sky.
Like black tears covered the ground.

The sky refused to keep the truck’s toxic breath,
factory’s dark smoke,
forest’s and wild animal’s ashes.

Spontaneous lighting,
volcano awakening explosions,
atmosphere weird phenomenon,
extreme heat waves,
human carelessness
made the sky shed black tears.

Where is the…

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Marta Calderon, MScE

Marta Calderon, MScE

After retirement, Marta dedicates her free time to write short stories.