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I love how music influences ideas and writing. I was listening to my playlist for Ray of Night (the story I wrote during NaNoWriMo 2015) and suddenly a short story flashed into existence. And it doesn’t have any Faeries in it… So peculiar of me.

love roses clock



by Ronel Janse van Vuuren

The clock ticks on. Tick-tock. We both know that we only have a few precious days left together before we have to say that final farewell. Yet I look shyly away when our eyes meet for too long.


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