Author Archives: Michael

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #135 Crisp Spies the Aliens.

“Are they aliens?” asked Crisp as we wandered down the lane. “No just two young people out on a ride,” I answered not wanting to agitate her. Since Crisp, my aged companion, had begun to lose her mind the subject … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt, May 23/21 – Speak Now, or Forever Hold Your Peace

What happened started off so innocently. We were kids, we played, we made fun of the old neighbours, especially the weird and wacky ones. We picked on old Mrs Kelty. We kids thought she was a witch and so we … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #132 – Crisp and the Grassy Knoll

Crisp, my aged companion startled me when she made the claim it reminded her of the grassy knoll. “I was there you know,” she said, “I saw who did it but no one believed me. I was very young at … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – Great Balls of Fire

When it happened, it astounded everyone. Not again was the cry around the room. Poor Cousin Harry had gone up in a ball of fire. It wasn’t until Harry’s dust was cleared away that the talk turned to “Have we … Continue reading

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I don’t seem to have a poetic word left in me. Its disturbing for I thought I could find one When the urge took me that way. I’ve discovered there’s no point fighting it After all if its not there, … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #130 – Windy Day

It was a particularly windy day. My aged companion, Crisp, was having trouble keeping her hat on. Added to that her skirt kept blowing up so she was having a devil of a time holding one on and keeping one … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt, April 25/21- Define Insanity – Brain Fever

 As it had been raining for the past week, Lester had decided that enough was enough. After all, the rain prevented him from going outside, and it was outside that Lester liked to be. He was an optimist, and he … Continue reading

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Three Things Challenge #575 – Year 5

KINDPOSSESSIONSSIMPLE Sister Mary was a kind woman, a great teacher, dedicated to her life in the convent and passionate about the lives and welfare of her Year 5 students. She had a simple philosophy on life, “get on with what … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #128 – The Uphill Steps.

It had been a confronting journey. Beginning in the early morning, the trip to the doctor’s office, the silence in the car, the hesitation when arriving, the touch of hands, the reassurance, the feeling of support and knowing how good … Continue reading

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MLMM Sunday Writing Prompt – Three Senses – A Smell in the House.

We’d been having problems with mice. Baits had been doing their bit but there seemed a never-ending supply of them scampering across the kitchen floor. I had discovered that there were reasons for not baiting in the house, as they … Continue reading

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