Monthly Archives: June 2018

This Means War!

I bellowed with rage and frustration as I saw my son’s Student Of The Year Trophy melt away to nothing. Despite the numerous handicaps that he faced because of his background, our son had not only topped his year in … Continue reading

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The Beggar

It had been a long flight, and now I was exhausted beyond belief. But just as I was about to collapse, I saw the bench in the park. He was sitting on it calmly, eating a double cheeseburger and coke. … Continue reading

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Love & Betrayal

I stared at him incredulously, my eyes and my heart filled with tears of hurt and betrayal. “You leave me hanging at the airport on the day that we are supposed to elope, then disappear for weeks, don’t answer my … Continue reading

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The Freedom Fighter

The rising sun filled my heart with dread. Photo courtesy Sue Vincent I couldn’t wait any longer. I looked at my formidable enemy once again, and knew I didn’t stand a chance. But I had to try and rescue my … Continue reading

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The Hunter & The Prey

I saw her strut about on the other side of the window like she owned the place, and in addition to irritation, hunger pangs kicked in. PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays She looked amazingly succulent, but the door was … Continue reading

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The Age of Innocence

The park was blooming with the sound of innocent laughter of what seemed to be hundreds of kids, and with the loud admonitions and administrations of their nannies and parents. Burt and Emily sat on a bench facing the fountain … Continue reading

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A Father’s Love

“I’m sorry dad, I failed to catch that fish,” Ernie confessed to his father Steve with a heavy heart. Steve knew that if his son lost confidence now, he would never be able to make it in their world, so … Continue reading

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