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A Quarterly Journal
Jeffrey Woodward, Founder & Owner
Ray Rasmussen, General Editor

Volume 11, Number 4, December 2017
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Martha Magenta
Bristol, United Kingdom


Out on a Limb

My parents warned me to stay away from the woods. There was an ogre in the woods, huge, old, and hairy, and he liked to eat children.

I was climbing on a tree branch and noticed a strange old man watching me through the fence. I screamed and tried to jump down but the branch broke, catching my skirt, leaving me twirling upside down, like a fly caught in a web. I fell to the ground and ran for my life.

grandma's house
the shape beneath
her bed cover

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