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Preludes: The Samurai’s Poem

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 I approached the samurai seated in my teahouse. I bowed with respect, saying, “konnichiwa honorable sir.” He looked at me with inquisitive eyes, unlike the blank stares of those warriors who … Continue reading

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Preludes: And I Was Alone

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 I was no longer geisha Suzuki, I used my real name again. I had a home of my own because my patron wanted this for me. The garden was named … Continue reading

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Preludes: Our Okiya

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 The hanamachi was the oldest of all the flower towns and our okiya was the largest. We had five geisha and many apprentices. The teahouse was open each day and we performed … Continue reading

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Preludes: My Onesans

a 100 word story by Yordie Sands copyright © 2013 I studied diligently as apprentice geisha despite my onesan’s absences. My big sister couldn’t get along with other geisha sisters. I was saddened when my onesan left one day. And I … Continue reading

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Re-Blog “Tom & Viv & Me” by Me

I’ve been wanting, trying to find the mindset that would enable me to write another 100 Word Story (or Drabble or you name it). Finally, this past week, I was so motivated and I wrote “Tom & Viv & Me” … Continue reading

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Writing vs. Blogging

Oh how I hate to write. Writing is hard. I can blog a post in less than an hour, even with pictures, even with some thought. But writing in a manner that people will find things laid out orderly, modestly … Continue reading

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My First 100-Word Story *blushes*

Mr Gawddamnit is a 100-word story or a drabble by Yordie Sands *** Uncle Bill told us we were going to stop at Mr. Gawddamnit’s house so he’d open the gate. Cousin Michael asked, “who is Mr. Gawddamnit?” Aunt Annie explained, … Continue reading

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