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Calliope (Flash Fiction)

The calliope sang, and the dark child wept. The steam-powered notes taunted him through the dirt-hazed glass of the attic window, as he stared into the suburban abyss. A spinning Skittles rainbow of twinkling Ferris wheel lights teased him. The dark child retreated to the shadows. The thick hair of his back itched against insulation. Tears fell […]