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About clouddweller

conservationist, naturalist...

Arch Street Hotel

The bar was loud and crowded now… Not as it had been, when he remembered it. Then it was dark, and there had only been the two men at the pool table. But now, even as he sat in the … Continue reading

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West Lake

It was nearing seven in the evening, and the sun was going down over the lake. A man in a dark flannel shirt rolled down his sleeves, pulling the cuffs together and buttoning them. He looked out over the lake … Continue reading

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Cedar River

Cedar River By Glenn Nelson The road was dusty and wound high against the Blue ridge, dropping down so that the river was occasionally in view, and then winding around and rising again. It hadn’t rained and the motorcar left … Continue reading

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What We Do Not Speak Of

Gradually they traversed the steep incline. The young man walking ahead of the older man, who, though he was old, never fell very far behind. The trail was rough and obstructed at many points with large jagged boulders, and the … Continue reading

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The Dust of Memory

A solemn reflection gentlemen: what man has hidden nothing from himself? Such memories, which have accumulated, but disappear in a years time, and yet in moments they flood forth. Images of a street sign, under a lamppost, glowing orange in … Continue reading

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The Suspiscious Conspiratorial Ramblings of an Invisible Man

Time does pass… Its the saddest thing I know. People change, until I cannot recognise them any longer, and they are strangers in the dust of memories. Places change, buildings collapse, and sheet metal grinds against the grey bricks in … Continue reading

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