Tag Archives: loss

January 19: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Quarry

January 19, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a about a quarry. It can be a place or include the by-product. The quarry can be operational, abandoned, it can be in real-tie or mentioned from another … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #24: Moonlit night

Image: Iliya Repin Lady Grace often walked out at night. On moonlit nights you’d see her walking towards the Manor brook her hound Felix by her side. Lady Grace stood before the brook, her hands clenched as she looked into … Continue reading

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Finish off Fridays #2: James (25.11.16)

James was never seen again after setting off down the rutted, puddled road. He had packed a pair of undies and a clean handkerchief and announced he was never coming back. And he didn’t. Mum waited an hour for him … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #173 “Collage 28” – I Miss You – Not

It was the door slamming Alerting me to your departure. Shallow boy, shallow love. Like a fool I wrote you songs Sang them with passion Thinking you were the one. On long walks you took paper boats Folded in idleness … Continue reading

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Friday Music Prompt # 54: Sound of Silence, cover by David Draiman and Disturbed

Image: taffmeister (Sounds of Silence on deviantart.com)   At first it was deafening Prolonged, drawn out I felt despair, on edge What would I do in the face of loss? Darkness did loom as a friend To be embraced, considered, But … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge – Week of August 2, 2016 – Shanks’ Pony

Known near and far as Shanks’ pony it turned up each year in the car park at the local fete. No one seemed to know from where or with whom. And always it stood next to Daphne Jacobs’ car. It … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 15 – The Retirement Medal

The retirement medal never arrived A small non-descript piece of metal Symbolising a career long spent. He asked why? His boss said she’d inquire Thought he should have long received it. He waited weeks, months, no word. He made his … Continue reading

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