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Photo Challenge #175 – The Bound Woman

Image: MKA Photography   There’s a woman I know Who’s bound hand and foot You see on the corner Looking which way and that. It’s not she seeks sympathy It’s just the way things are She’s there for all to … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #17: A satisfied couple – Gertrude and Stein

Image: Antos Frolka Gertrude and Stein were feeling very pleased with themselves. The morning service had been as they expected, espousing the superiority of the German race over all others. So they were both feeling confident and smug as they … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers – Workhouse

This photo hangs in the town museum as a reminder of past enterprise in our town. What it doesn’t show is the hellhole the place was. We worked as slaves, heads down; no toilet breaks save for lunch and set … Continue reading

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