The Caterpilion

THE CATERPI-LION

There once was a Caterpillar who was thoroughly sick of always being stuck near the bottom of the food chain. All the other animals—birds, moles, lizards, frogs and spiders—would hunger for his soft, succulent sausage-like body, licking their lips avidly in anticipation of a delicious meal. Even the tiny ants posed a mortal danger to …

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The Good Deeds of Kenny the Koala

THE GOOD DEEDS OF KENNY THE KOALA  

There once lived Kenny the Koala, who was a really decent chap. He always walked around with a smile on his face and was at all times kind and considerate to everyone around him:

The Happiness Catcher

THE HAPPINESS CATCHER

In a land distant both in time and place,the most sacred object is a butterfly netwith big holes in it—symbolizing happiness. For, you see, we spend so long chasing happiness and then, having captured it, we try to embrace it with both our arms and hold it close to our hearts, yet it wriggles free …

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The Pen of Plenty

"Take this, Boris! May it serve you well," the booming voice commands. A hand, holding a shining writing implement, extends towards me. I was all of thirteen years old when the Hand from Above bestowed the Pen of Plenty upon me.

Inside Feature Author Boris Glikman

INSIDE FEATURE AUTHOR: Boris Glikman

The biggest influences on his writing are Franz Kafka and Jorge Luis Borges. Dreams and imagery are also an important source of creative inspiration to him and many of his stories originate from the scenarios and ideas in his dreams, or are inspired by images that he comes across on the internet.