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Futurist Stories

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 11,957 / 44 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 91.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,125
Added to site: 2009.10.31 25691

Moonbeams -- The dream muff -- Rose petals -- In a field -- Incalculable -- A Neapolitan street song -- In Algiers -- Candles -- Igor -- Two had lived -- The fifth symphony -- The mad artist -- Old scores -- The last -- Ashes -- Nancy Turner -- The pawn shop keeper -- Something provincial -- Conflict -- That night his sorrow was lifted.

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e of a whole continent.


THE sun had smiled as it shone on the city by the sea.

IT grew colder.

A TRAIN came into sight on the vast field of snow.

ON that train the man she loved and had married was coming to her.

THAT enchanted period in Algiers--He was returning--perhaps a wreck of his once splendid self--a cripple


IT had shattered homes--brought skeletons--where once children laughed.

BROUGHT famine--once birds had eaten crumbs.



SHE waited

* * * * *

HIS eyes were aghast--eyes that had seen death--murder--horror--side by side--

THERE was no more laughter. He took Anna into his arms. Then the report was not true. He had not given his right arm.

ANNA, he whispered, My brave Anna

* * * * *

I HAVE been thinking of Algiers, she murmured. We planned to have sunshine--and roses--even among the snows of our country. But we faced blood--blood on t



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