Monthly Archives: March 2019

Sanctuary

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Our scientists had first caught the distress signal two weeks ago. All the investment in our Space Program, and decades of painful waiting while listening to the cribbing of the naysayers, it had all turned … Continue reading

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The Greater Good

Photo prompt courtesy Sandra Crook There was nary a dry eye in the gathering, as we looked at our fallen brother. He’d made the supreme sacrifice, so that we could live on. With no demand for our thread in these … Continue reading

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Those were the Days

Photo by Tony Dinh at Unsplash.com This used to be the most beautiful street in the city, wildly popular among residents as well as tourists. But not anymore. Not since the epidemic, after which the cages had to be emptied. … Continue reading

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Family Bonding

Photo Prompt Courtesy¬† pensitivity101 “Grandpa, look at that cute Bunny,” my three-year old sweetheart cried out excitedly. “Where, where?” I said with faux excitement, playing along to please her. “Oh Grandpa,” she replied a bit sternly, “he is so big, … Continue reading

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The Follies of Youth

“Where’re you off to?” I called out to him. He pointed towards the empty bucket in his hand. “I’ll come along too,” I said. As we silently trudged up towards the well, I recalled the times when the hills used … Continue reading

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Good Morning Henry!

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent “Henry, you’re still not up?” Mom cried out. Henry lazily opened his left eye half-way through, and then shut it again. Mom and morning could wait, sleep couldn’t. But Mom was made of sterner stuff, … Continue reading

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The Apex Predator

Photo prompt courtesy Dale Rogerson From his position in the Ferris Wheel, Peter could just see her golden hair. It was a good thing that his target was also wearing a red dress, locating her from that height would have … Continue reading

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