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Photo Challenge #301 – The Open Air Dance Class

Image: Lara Zankoul The class had gone well. The commitment and enthusiasm of the women was infectious. The expectation of a bumper concert this year was high in their minds. Even Belinda from Bulgum, co-ordination challenged, was putting in her … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #126 – Death (2) – 29/6/17 – The Red Heart

Google images: Labelled for re-use. Death did on occasion find a soul with a red heart attached. He was never too sure who put it there, but he suspected it was the Giver of Life from upstairs. Before him lay, … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #16: Lovers – Felix and Jane

Image: ‘Lovers’ by Felix Nussba Felix and Jane hurried through the cold winter night. Every so often he would stop and look behind hoping not to see the glint of Jane’s father’s gun. The discovery of their affair had not … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays: “Bless those who curse you”

Each Saturday I faced him.  Johnny Denton, the fastest bowler in our district. When our two teams met I would work myself up to face him promising myself to do better than the last time. He would sneer at me … Continue reading

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Prompt Nights – Dancing is like dreaming with your feet

It was her dream To dance like every one else Her twisted body fought her Every inch of the way. We saw the outward dance Inside another dance took place. Her muscles Contracting  and expanding Attempting to move To a … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #120 – Ever Vigilant

Image: Alessio Albi You never liked the notion of Head above water…. You feared the notion Give a person enough rope… And yet you never deserted You never gave up, Though some days you stepped way back. I thought of … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #47 – a Night Out – Dolores Lustford

Dolores Lustford looked once again at herself in the mirror. At this rate she thought I might wear the damn mirror out all this checking and double-checking. Tonight was the night. She was going out on a date, with a … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #86 November 10, 2015 – Maryann

image by Valentina Kallias ~ “Apocalypse Horseman Pestilence”   Maryann was a jokester She lived the other side of the black stump. She spent half her days on a combine harvester The other on a stump jump plough. The farm … Continue reading

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Fairy Tale Prompt July 10th 2015 a Dutch tale – The Lilies

This week’s Fairy Tale prompt is about “awareness” and “greed” Amanda McWood raised her eyes brows and uttered a low expletive under her breath. Her mother rolled her eyes and found herself worrying once again about her determined daughter. Amanda … Continue reading

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Wordle #44 – January 19, 2015 – Uncle Bole

This week’s great word selection: Polish Bark Laundry Magenta Saturate Camera Blink Valuable Stance Penalty Sensibility Texture When my Uncle Boleslaw won the world championship in French Polishing he became the first man also of Polish extraction to gain this … Continue reading

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