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The Sparrow and the Raven

My buddy’s Mark Bate, Tyler Tanner and Myself wrote Grimm Style fairy tales for the latest edition for Eclectic Voices Literary Journal. Enjoy!

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black crow portrait close up at the raptor center

May Writing Challenge: Take life lesson that you’ve learned in your Adult Life and turn it into a Grim Style Fairly Tale.

By Jeff Folschinsky

The sparrow watched the raven flying high above her nest. His slender and strong body excited her as she awaited for his return. At long last she would have what she wanted. She had paid the price willingly, and now it was time to have what was due to her.

She prepared herself in the same manner in which caught the raven’s eye many months before, and waited. Waited for the object of her affection to appear, and appear he did. Entering her nest in the same magnificent fashion he always did. Wings spread wide, his body practically blocking out the sun as he approached, his shadowy figure slowly fluttering down towards her.

She had prepared a meal for him. The same meal demanded of her…

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Pink Bag of Poo

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hydrant-96509_1280By Jeff Folschinsky
I’ve been mugged three times this year, twice the year before, and twice the year before that. I don’t know why, I guess I’ve just got one of those faces that said, “Hey, come rip me off. I’m an easy target.”

So needless to say when a new product comes out to discourage muggings, I’m obviously one of the first ones to check it out. The only thing is all the stuff they come up with is worthless.

I mean I’ve tried them all from pepper sprays to personal alarms and they don’t do crap. Believe it or not the only thing that I’ve experienced that had any marginal amount of success was a rape whistle, and the only reason for that was the attacker was laughing so hard he was having trouble going through with it. Keep in mind though, he did manage to pull it…

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