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The StoryBench

We are a community of people who share a love of the written word. We meet to read stories, poems, songs… around a decided theme. This blog is a repository for all that is shared in these meetings.

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Meet 8: Animals

Yes, THAT was the theme. Animals. So, we had some contributions that were bang on target and some that had tenuous links to it and some were ..well... about ¬†animals but not from the realm of literature. Here is what... Continue Reading →

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Martina, the Beautiful Cockroach

A Cuban Folktale   Martina Josefina Catalina Cucaracha was a beautiful cockroach. She lived in a cozy street lamp in Old Havana with her big, lovable family.¬†Now that Martina was 21 days old, she was ready to give her leg... Continue Reading →

The Lion’s Share

A Nubian folk tale One day the lion, the wolf and the fox went out hunting together. They caught a wild ass, a gazelle and a hare. The lion spoke to the wolf, "Mr. Wolf, you may divide the venison... Continue Reading →

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