Just Standing Here

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It was a hot afternoon and the ice cubes leapt in the tray as Sarah twisted it. Like tiny little creatures, she thought, slippery flying fish, all resisting being the first in her cup. She could hear the sounds of Daniel reading in the next room – soft mumblings and joyous exhalations as he found phrases that explained the world in a way that collided with his own experience. She was not quite so

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Voiceworks is a national, quarterly magazine that features exciting new writing by Australian young writers. It is a unique opportunity for young writers and artists (under 25) to publish their poetry, short stories, articles and comics, illustrations, drawings and photos. It is produced entirely by young people and relies totally on contributions from the readers to make up the content.