Monthly Archives: February 2019

Home is Where the Heart is!

Photo by Jay Mantri @ Pixabay.com I struggled to hold back my tears as I looked at the disheveled pillows. They reminded me of Grandma, gone away now, forever. I choked up as I remembered her gentle smile and kind … Continue reading

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The Elusive Light Bulb

Picture courtesy ColiN00B@Pixabay.com Robbie cleared his throat and started speaking tentatively, “It was dark when I woke up, but suddenly, there was a flash, and a light bulb came on.” Everyone in the room gasped. Encouraged by their response, Robbie … Continue reading

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The First Thing We Do…

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding I’d found her sitting by the side of the road in the dark. It was the heart-wrenching crying that drew my attention towards her, she sounded as if someone had reached inside her chest, and … Continue reading

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The Perfect Trap

Originally posted on jagahdilmein:
This is me, frozen on the wall, but still a terror for pesky tourists like this Indian in a jacket They come to my home and strut about like they own the place, creating a terrible…

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A Giant Awakens

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I woke up to find that I had gone blind….or maybe it was just the world that had turned dark. I frankly couldn’t say which would terrify me more. I had been the last of … Continue reading

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Sweet Nothings

Photo prompt courtesy Rochelle Wisoff-Fields “All these flowers for me?” she cried out, positively drooling. Heartened by her enthusiastic reception, I waxed eloquent, “Yes, sweetheart, just a small token of my undying love for you.” She smelt the sweet redolence … Continue reading

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Tourist Traps

Photo by Gavilla @ Pixabay.com “Eiffel Tower? Just take a left,” I told the couple, “and then the 2nd right.” The couple thanked us eagerly and moved on. “That’s one good deed done for the day,” said my wife. “Yup,” … Continue reading

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