Short Stories

Dreaming

How gracefully your fingertips touched the brim of my glasses Pulling them gently as to not disturb the hair on my forehead. That was the gentlest you’d ever been. The sun beat down and paraded itself in through our kitchen window Creeping slowly across to the spot where I sat, Shoulders against the cupboards toes […]

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Because they lived.

I was thinking tonight, as I placed an overflowing amount of towels in the washer, how good we really have it. I know, I know, the topic isn’t new, but can you really see yourself washing clothes with a wash-board and pail? Can you really see yourself wringing out pants and shirts until your knuckles […]

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iAddict

By Mandy Poole * this article is also featured at mindyourmind.ca on the ‘community’ blog section. Each day the human body conducts an effortless amount of tasks almost unnoticeably. We awaken, we use the bathroom, we cook ourselves breakfast and we get ready for work or school. Somewhere in the midst of the day we […]

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Nurse In Charge

Nurse in Charge By Mandy Poole ST. LEWIS – With a population of about 220 people, St. Lewis is home to three grocery stores, a single gas station, a post office, an all-grade school, a crab processing plant and the St. Lewis Clinic. Inside that clinic is Victoria Paul. Paul is an outport nurse who […]

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the Troubadour Online — Egypt story

Broken promises: Egyptian woman believes Mubarak falls short as leader By Stephanie Tobin and Mandy Poole Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s refusal to step down from his position has caused protests throughout Egypt and sent shockwaves through the Middle East. Mubarak’s 30-year reign has been riddled with controversy concerning preferential treatment of specific groups of people […]

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