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Photo Challenge #270 – Paper Planes

Image: Gabriel Isak When she felt alone She went to a place where she could be. Watch the small boys below her on the sand Throwing paper planes, Squealing with delight When they actually flew. To her, they represented what … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #16 – Spring

This is how I plan for Spring… But I realise I have missed it. It’s the problem we at the bottom of the world face with regards to the seasons. We are always too late or too early. Though having … Continue reading

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Wordle #216 – His Mother’s Underwear

This week’s words: Forgotten Crux Slip Deprecate Minister (also has a verb form) Bother How Heartstrings Maim Placebo Oblique Glow The whole thing would be forgotten he was sure of it. The initial embarrassment of being caught in his mother’s … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN (EXACTLY) 120 WORDS

Today is August 3rd and thirty-five years ago today my mother passed away. I remember the day so clearly. Though it was more evening, as I was about to go out and play in a squash tournament. My sister rang … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #178 – Karma – 5/7/18 – Mother and Children

Image: Pinterest. “She’s a bitch of a girl. I hate her. She does nothing to help and openly flouts everything I ask her to do,” so spoke the mother one day when she was obviously overwhelmed by the demands of … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS

Today’s prompt is:  Tell me a tale about a defining moment in your life.   On third August 1983, I was preparing for my weekly squash game when the phone rang. It was my sister ringing to tell me my … Continue reading

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January 25: Flash Fiction Challenge – The Edge

It will come as no surprise to know I sent my mother to the edge on more than one occasion. I was the second of three boys, each perfect in our unique ways. But I know we drove mum mad. … Continue reading

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