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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 36 – Parental Expectation

Illustration: Al Margen Parents have expectations, don’t they? You want your child to be successful in some sort of way acceptable to you. My parents, I think, wanted us to be competent in whatever we did. They were very working … Continue reading

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Two Small Boys

Do you think we will grow up? Asked one small boy to another. Do you think we will stay this size? Asked the other boy. My dad says we will, He says it’s a day at a time. If we … Continue reading

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July 20: Flash Fiction Challenge – Herb’s Pie.

July 20, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that features a pie. You can make it any kind of pie, focus on filling or crust, or tell us about the pie-maker. How does pie … Continue reading

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Writespiration #124 52 Weeks in 52 Words Week 28 – Holiday

The challenge this week is to write about:  The Holiday Early morning, packed, lunches made, excitement mounting. After weeks of planning, we are off. Toilet stops and games in the car. Mum and dad singing. Thank goodness for headphones. The … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #195 “Collage 36 and A World Apart 4” – A Bad Afternoon

She was sitting on the platform of the station looking miserable. It had been a right shit of a day. One of those days where nothing went right. Her head was a series of events, all related and each devastating … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #142 – Threshold

Image: Rich Howman   Carrying you over the threshold was so good. After so long being with you was all I had imagined. The joy of our union flowed into the days and weeks that followed. Soon there was the … Continue reading

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Music Prompt #44:”Drink the Water” by Justin Cross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXFK82TGh7c Crawford had died and his soul was in the hands of Death, a small man in a well-made suit and a bowler hat, nothing like the depictions of him as resembling the grim reaper. For Death it was another … Continue reading

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