Once Again: A Modern Fairytale

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Posted by M Kari Barr on Thursday, July 10, 2014, In : Stories 
I thought summer would never arrive! It is always so very late up here in Eastern Washington. We have thoughts and plans of moving south one day...but it won't be anytime soon. 

Here is a sweet tale I wrote about a lovely summery day as experienced by a mom and her two kids.

Summer Pleasures

The day was…just like any other day in summer. One could expect a day like this described in poetry and novels, yes, even fairy tales. Mother and Arilyn had taken a holiday from chores and everyday drudger...

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Posted by M Kari Barr on Friday, March 21, 2014, In : Stories 

The Troll king slurped, unconcerned with his appearance. Slobbering is a natural state for Trolls, indeed a mere thought can trigger the juices flowing. Scent causes great ribbons to stream. Viscous drooling is even seen as a turn on to not a few Trolls. The natural light gleaming hot from the summer sun above cast it’s beam brightly on King Orrik, sitting upon his throne, allowing any who chanced to look, a superlative view of his highly praised visage.

Green skin, very much like a chameleo...

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How Dragons Came to Be

Posted by M Kari Barr on Friday, March 21, 2014, In : Stories 

It was in The First Garden, when he made the decision. Ebere, an Elf, having been the first among many made the choice. Man and woman were given the garden as their responsibility. The Fair Ones were simple creations; meant to beautify and give joy. 

Oh, we were given commandments; similar to those given to mankind. 

We were told to be fruitful and multiply, as all living things were. We were told that cruelty and murder were wrong, yes, even worthy of punishment. We remain in a near state of i...

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