The Body Electric Performed by Carl Fuerst

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The Body Electric Performed by Carl Fuerst

The Body Electric Performed by Carl Fuerst

In The Body Electric, Marcus finds himself a guest in a mysterious house with many locked doors and a mischievous 9 year old veiled matriarch who suffers from a peculiar condition. Carl Fuest’s rendition maintains the atmospheric eeriness of the original text while visually exploring its deeper meanings. The Body Electric can be read on this site in both English and Romanian. All credit for the audio performance and visual representation of the story go to The Breakroom Stories. The video was first published on 3 April 2017.

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Mr Tanaka Says Goodbye

Mr Tanaka Says Goodbye

The day Mr Tanaka decided to say goodbye to the world it was a crisp spring morning and the cherry trees lining the Kamo River had yet to bloom. The buds, still wary of the last chilly breaths of winter, lay huddled on the barren branches, waiting. Mr Tanaka was sitting on a bench watching the still-dozing nature and it occurred to him he did not wish to see the cherry blossoms that year. He, who was considered an avid lover of passing beauty. He, who had just the previous fall bought a special lens advertised as ideal for photographing

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The Sense of An Ending

The Sense of An Ending

To me, both as a writer and a reader, endings have always been about harmony and an unnameable feeling of elation, as if you’ve been holding your breath the entire time and a great sigh, shuddering with the pent-up emotions of a literary journey escapes you when you reach that final phrase. The end. Many books have endings that function as epilogues rather than the ultimate climax, but I always found works that finish on the greatest reader engagement to be the most memorable. At the same time a bad ending can ruin a story especially when it seems to

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Wanderers Performed by Candice Moore

Wanderers Performed by Candice Moore

In the beginning, there were two. She, wandering barefooted in the snow, clutching the torn and bloody dress to her chest and he, a bulky old warrior, covered in wolf skin, sword by his side. They noticed each other in the distance, mirroring shadows in flight. Their trajectories seemed to glide together naturally against their better judgement and desires. The first real glimpse they caught of one another equally frightened them. She thought him a monstrous wolf of legend. He saw a spectre, draped in white, with a fiery halo wiping up around her face. But the storm receded and

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