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The Fairy Maiden and the Squidmanatee Adorned in white with emerald shimmers glistening in the sun, The fairy maiden danced, forever beautiful, elegant, and young. When upon her came an introduction to a creature so vast, so disgustingly greasy, smelly, and crass. Though crass with the rest, with her, his nature was attentive and beguiling.  His words were often lovely, and complimentary, and left her smiling. “Who is this vast creature, and why does he want me?” She thought to herself, maybe, just maybe, He’s not so crass, disgusting, or smelly. Maybe she could live with him on the shore...

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How I Morphed into A Mythological Monster This goes out to all of the weirdos, the eccentrics, the loners, the odd ducks, the misfits, the bullied, the abused, the black sheep, the ones who were always picked last, the people who’ve been downtrodden and felt the strain of everyday life, the ones who had to work their asses off to get ahead only to feel they’ve almost gone nowhere, and most of all, the ones who in a world full of weirdos, still feel very alone. You are my people. You are my tribe. My symbol is your symbol. I’ve...

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    I Belong To The Night Written By Margeaux Wex Gazing into a saffron sunset as darkness begins to fall— A serendipitous affection awakens within me, perceiving the creature calls. Scratching, squeaking, fluttering— Their blossoming cries before me, the screeching inside the walls. My curiosity a wondering, as the black angel falls. One after the other, into the sky and flying— Gliding, twisting, diving. Swooping and plucking their prey, consuming the night— Seraphs at play, a splendiferous sight. Moonstruck, by the elegance, of it all. This sentiment entrances me, takes me, possesses me, and I give in to its call....

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Garden Heroes Written by Margeaux Wex Scaling stems and covered in slime is a beast of a creature with spiral armor and lanky tentacles who maliciously munches away at your marigolds. A most destructive varmint indeed, they can assemble an army and destroy the most tenacious vegetation in a few short days. Most assuredly, you can bet on the plantal carnage they will leave behind.  But have no fear…   Painted in olive and covered in warts comes a fierce protector who fights crime against greenery and destroys the most disturbing of garden villainy, including but not limited to the...

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The Story of the Killwinkle Estate Written by Margeaux Wex     Nestled upon the largest hill in Northwestern Illinois and surrounded by towering trees and impenetrable thicket lies the hidden village of Killtown.      Once known as a retreat destination off the Mississippi River, no roads lead to it and it is now left dark and abandoned.       While nature’s over-growth is keeping it’s secret from the rest of the world, the neighboring townsfolk still know the legend of the Killwinkle Estate and the formidable wrath of Eliza Killwinkle, but you’ll be hard-pressed to get them to speak a word...

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