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The Angel

By Phibby Venable An angel was perched delicately on the straight back chair in the corner, but everyone pretended not to see her. At least it appeared that way to fifteen – year old Katie, who couldn’t take her eyes off the golden wings and slim figure. “Mama, don’t you…

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Dark Matter

by Emily Strauss —a mysterious invisible substance called dark matter: astronomers have been forced to confront the possibility that most of the universe is invisible, and that all the glittering chains of galaxies are no more substantial, no more reliable guides to physical reality, than greasepaint on the face of…

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Fremont Cottonwoods

by Emily Strauss Fremont Cottonwoods (Populus fremontii) In a high wind their branches crack together like the bones of a skeleton marching by day near the river deep within the red stone maze the leaves shaking like nervous hands fluttering at the window, sick with worry that the men will…

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