Monthly Archives: February 2018

Fandango’s Flying Machine

The villagers always ‘knew’ that Fandango was a mad scientist, but they were still shocked when they saw his latest creation. And their trust in his craziness was complete when he stood on a platform on top of the monstrosity, … Continue reading

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Alex’s Morning Walk

  Alex left for his morning constitutional at the crack of dawn at usual. He was sauntering along jauntily when suddenly, he chanced upon a cute little winding road. It seemed to be saying- Come, try me. Photo prompt © Mike … Continue reading

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The Last of the Unicorns

“Marry me Helen, I love you from the core of my heart.” “Everyone says that Aaron.” “I’m a unicorn….” “What’s the big deal about that? You’re just a horse with a horn.” “But I’m the last surviving member of my … Continue reading

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Truly Magical

We looked at the setting sun and decided to stop for the day. And now, a few minutes later, we were sitting on a small hillock by the sea, mulled wine in our hands, the sound of the waves crashing … Continue reading

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Two Become One

Before I start today’s story, just wanted to share that a story of mine has been published in The Cabinet of Heed, an online literary journal. Much excited, for this is my first published work ever (if I discount school/college … Continue reading

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Brotherly Love

Photo courtesy Enisa I was in the middle of a quiet, peaceful swim when I saw them. Two teenagers playing with a ball, cheering, laughing. Suddenly, one of them started shouting at the other, accusing him of cheating. Words are … Continue reading

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Hunger Games

Photo © Sascha Darlington I looked longingly across the massive gate that had blocked the entrance to the park that I and others like me called home. On the other side of the gate, right in front of the newly hung … Continue reading

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