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Art and Sweetcorn

Short story by Marina Kim

In September 2009 my younger daughter Alina came to my studio for an hour or two. That visit led to an illustrated short story “Art and Sweetcorn”. Here it is: Sweetcorn is hot this season. On the way to the studio I made a detour to the Farmers’ Market, but going home in the evening […]

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The Caterpillar Who Changed

There was time when little worm-like creatures you now call caterpillars never changed into butterflies. They were born, had their babies, and eventually died as caterpillars all the way through. But then it all changed. There was this young caterpillar once. Life was nice to it. Day in and day out all was same. All […]

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Seeker and Useless

The Seeker asked the Useless: What’s your use? You are useless! That’s my use – being useless, – said he. – How else would you find your generosity? “What a fool! Useless fool!” – thought the Seeker and rushed off in search of use he can bring to the world, while the Useless remained there, under […]

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Big Issue

Fist time he appeared on the High Street, the town felt sympathy and bought a few copies. It is a charitable town. His face was round, rosy-cheeked and looking towards building a new life. – Big Issue! – deep pleasant voice boomed up and down the street effortlessly. It sounded the way a butler would […]

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