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Photo Challenge #278 – Being Cool.

Image: Google Images (Original source unknown) Twice today I was asked my age But I stayed cool. I was tempted to lie But I stayed cool. On both occasions, blood was involved But I stayed cool. My mouth opened to … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #249 – Things Growing in My Eyes.

There are things growing in my eyes, They weren’t always there But I feel them now Moments when my vision blurs When a good rubbing clears them away Until they find cause to grow again. It wasn’t always this way … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #67 – Stepping Out.

The old man wrestled for days with the notion of a bridge in time. Was he fooling himself it might be better on the other side? After all, he had lived a long time, seen a lot of stuff, His … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Pencil

It was one of those sad occurrences in life Charles had to be man enough to face up to. There was no lead left in his pencil. It wasn’t such a big deal when he thought about it, as he … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #195 – Dance – 1st November – The Last Proper Dance

The Last Proper Dance She wakes and discovers the dawn has arrived. There’s a pale light poking itself under the drawn blinds, illuminating of her room to see by. Usually, she wakes before the first light and waits with impatience … Continue reading

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July 12: Flash Fiction Challenge – Good Fences

July 12, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about a broken fence. You can mend it, leave it, or explain its place in a story. Go where the prompt leads. Cracked, dry, weathered, unloved … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Derelict #writephoto – Mrs Savage

The story was that Mrs Savage had lived in the old place and after her death it had been left to ruin. She had been married to Mr Savage, a railway fettler who was killed working on the train line … Continue reading

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100 Word Weekly Writing Challenge —Week 8 – Alec’s Corner Store

Image Credit: Frank Jansen Alec shuffled to the door, unlatched it and opened his corner store for one more day. With the drinks fridge stocked, the chip packets in neat rows and the lolly counter it usual array of coloured … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday #12 – Beauty in decay – Old Man

Old man squints into the mirror. Failing eyes don’t help his overall view of himself. He sees the receding hairline, remembers the summers of his youth when his hair was his shining glory. The times he and his love drove … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #107 – Becalmed

Image: Tomasz She was the girl who knew too much Old before her time As she aged her knowledge decreased She found she knew less and less She reached a point where being becalmed Was her default position. Life had … Continue reading

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