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Winter Dash Contest Winner: Martina Meinster
Published on Monday, March 4, 2013 by We have much pleasure in announcing that Martina Meinster is the winner of our Winter Dash Contest. Martina Meinster's piece is rich both in imagery and vocabulary and is a fine example of seasonal poetry. Martina will receive a choice of either L$5,000 (Second Life® currency) or a $20 Amazon gift voucher. There will also be an opportunity for her to perform her po...
April Competitive Dash Winner – Luna Elinda Branwen
Published on Thursday, May 10, 2012 by WINNING WRITERS WALL OF FAME Competitive Dash Winner for April 2012: Barren The rain fell on the desert the lizard ran cross the barren ground ready to catch the first drops of water— on his tongue, on his back, on his tail, his dream of blooming cactus and the nectar was vivid in his little heart, ready for spring and the coming of fresh insects ...
March Competitive Dash Winner – Ginger Jorgental
Published on Saturday, May 5, 2012 by WINNING WRITERS WALL OF FAME Competitive Dash Winner for March 2012: Awakening Hushed in silence like the dew stillness rests within and through, each sweet breath damp-infused. Nectar of grasses now suffused to the vase of welcoming lungs. A curtain lays across the sun, diaphanous beads so lovingly hung, transformed by Nature’s nimble glove; to...
Writers’ Dash Competition: First Prize
Published on Monday, February 22, 2010 by The Taxidermist by Valerian Shinn It was the savoir-faire of the taxidermist in the face of small pox that caught his attention. When word arrived of the resurgence of the pestilence, staff gathered in corners muttering as icy fear encircled each contracting heart. Some disappeared, hurrying home to family or racing to the ports for a ship bound anywhere away. B...
Writers’ Dash: Second Prize
Published on Friday, February 19, 2010 by Unnamed Short Story by Almo Schumann The afternoon August sun created eddies of heat that swirled on the sidewalk. From his second-floor vantage point, leaning through the open window to try to find a hint of a fresh breeze, Nick watched the hairdos wilt and the dark evidence of sweat spread on the dress shirts below. "Birmingham," Nick muttered as he turned ...
Writers’ Dash: Third Prize
Published on Thursday, February 18, 2010 by From the Verandah by Thirza Ember From Days Gone by -  by 'Mary' The shrinking violet dawn had shriveled to grey along Grant Street by the time Jenny Addison came outside with her third cup of coffee. It was a big verandah, and would seem even bigger when she had cleared up the last of the boxes, and thrown away the rest of the junk abandoned by the previous o...
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