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Dazed And Confused

Day Two of The Shortform Sprint

Context: Tom Fenske put forward a creative challenge: pick seven random words. Chosen words are italicized. Learn more!

Looking in the mirror, I experience confusion.

The sound of an instrument playing in the distance. Bagpipes? It’s unfamiliar.

My mind and soul blurring — senses drowning. Hazy and depleted, like the days of the recession.

Suddenly, a sharp pain strikes — a sensation like a contraction as if I were going into labor takes my…




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