Monthly Archives: September 2018

Shoes that Touch the Sky (Three Stories for the Price of One)

Photo by PDPhotos @ Pixabay.com Story 1 “How the hell did THAT happen?” “Well, Coach, the athletes said that we basketball players are no more than overgrown monkeys, so we broke into their locker room last night, and used their … Continue reading

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Coffee to the Rescue

PHOTO PROMPT © Yvette Prior My heart was in my mouth as I waited for him. He would be here soon, with his gang. I would again be forced to become a slave to their wishes, doing everything that they wanted … Continue reading

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Work is Worship

Satpal woke up at the crack of dawn, as usual. He had no need for an alarm clock, even if he would have been able to afford it. His work entailed him leaving home at 5am, and as his mother … Continue reading

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The Trappings of Success

Photo prompt courtesy ME! I’d thought a tiny village on an island in the Atlantic was remote enough for me to stay hidden from their hawk-like eyes. I’d thought wrong. I had no idea what I had done to reappear … Continue reading

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The Family Hairloom (Pun totally intended)

There was a parade of nations to honour him at his funeral. The greatest hero the world had ever seen, there had been none like him before, there would be none like him hence. Samson- a God among men, they … Continue reading

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Growing Up

“Mommy NOOOOOOOOO….” my daughter cried out as I gathered all her dolls and threw them into the bin. I shouted at her angrily, “You’re 5 years old now, it’s high time you stopped playing with these stupid Barbies, and start … Continue reading

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The General Body Meeting

“Why is she so late today?” Kathy wondered aloud. “It’s not as if she can blame the traffic, you know,” Julie added, and they all burst into loud laughter. Suddenly, there was the slightest of rustle. As if on cue, … Continue reading

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