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Weekend Writing Prompt #14 – Fear

He was awake. He wondered how long he’d been asleep. Looking around he saw nothing familiar. There was a hum throbbing in his ears. A clicking drifted through the bushes in front of him. He breathed in deeply but recoiled … Continue reading

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Wordle #20 – The Grotto Part 3

Petrichor (the scent of rain on dry earth) 2. Contempt3. Emaciate4. Monster5. Wall6. Scathe7. Dwelling8. Mutter9. Dearth (scarcity, famine)10. Starless11. Restraint12. Fleas If you wish to catch up with the previous two parts to this story you can do so … Continue reading

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Wordle #19 – The Day After

Today’s wordle effort is an attempt to carry on the story from yesterday’s Prompt #65 –Advice. If you wish to read it and catch up here is the link: https://summerstommy.com/2014/07/27/prompt-65-advice-the-grotto/   When Phillis awoke the next morning her thoughts were … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #13 “Mortar and Pestilence”

Image by: Photodream Art   Difficult they said Hard as nails Intractable Lost No point Infected Beyond help. Cast out Isolated Choices made A small boy who once ran free. Turned into a weapon Who fired rounds Didn’t care Destruction … Continue reading

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Wordle #12 – the Wispy Girl in Lilac

She was at first glance not much more than a wisp of a girl with almost elfin features. I looked down on her on the edge of the lake, dressed I remember in a faded lilac blouse, I remembered it … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver’s Prompt #10 – Fast Forward – The Criers

I awake to a pounding in my ears. It’s been like this for four days now. It is the relentless sound of shells landing and exploding all around my neighbourhood. I thought I lived in a utopian society. We had … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 26 – Modern fairy-tale

Maisie can you run over to Grandmas? I promised her cakes with chocolate and cream. She has a visitor coming in for tea She is so old she can’t get around.   Grandma is aging, her sight is not good … Continue reading

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