M. Darusha Wehm

Originally from Canada, Darusha Wehm travelled to New Zealand skippering the sailing vessel Scream. Now resident in Wellington, Darusha writes poetry and mainstream fiction (the Devi Jones’ Locker series for young adults, and forthcoming novel The Home for Wayward Parrots) and as M. Darusha Wehm, writes science fiction and speculative poetry (Beautiful Red, Children of Arkadia and the Andersson Dexter cyberpunk detective series).

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Stories / Posts

short story

M. Darusha Wehm

The Care and Feeding of Mammalian Bipeds, v. 2.1

4423 words (17 minutes)

HumorScience Fiction

The first day I meet my human herd they are so well-behaved that I wonder if they really need me at all. I arriv...

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flash fiction

M. Darusha Wehm

Reflections on a Life Story

918 words (4 minutes)

Science Fiction

The face staring back at me from the mirror is unfamiliar yet I know it is mine. It feels like me, even if I sti...

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flash fiction

M. Darusha Wehm

Homecoming

99 words (1 minute)

Science Fiction

Tomás ran through the barrio, hurdling knee-deep holes, his silicone heart pushing Miracure Plazzma™ through his...

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flash fiction

M. Darusha Wehm

I Open My Eyes

1212 words (5 minutes) · 1 like

Science Fiction

It is morning. It is so bright, it hurts my eyes. But I have no eyes to hurt, no nerves to feel. My body is ou...

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short story

M. Darusha Wehm

Showing the Colours

2866 words (11 minutes)

Science FictionStrange

When I open my eyes, I am alone for the first time I can remember.  I spend the first conscious hours of my cap...

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flash fiction

M. Darusha Wehm

War Profiteering

856 words (4 minutes)

HumorScience FictionStrange

Don’t just survive — with Missionwhisper, you can THRIVE! Are you tired of eating nothing but canned and packag...

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