Monthly Archives: March 2019

Give Me Red!

Photo by Matthew Henry at Unsplash.com I wrap myself in Grandma’s favourite blanket and wait. I can still smell her sweet scent on it. She’d been so loving, so caring, so… tasty. I just hope little Red Riding Hood has … Continue reading

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What’s Fair is Fair

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding Mary came in just half a minute before Jane, and as they parked their bicycles, she couldn’t help but rub it in. “You’re getting old,” she teased Jane. Jane responded in mock anger, “Ha! Nice … Continue reading

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The Assault

I woke up to see someone leaning over me, as if he had just kissed me, and was about to do so again. The man had blue eyes, a chiseled jawline, an equine nose, and that blind confidence that only … Continue reading

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The Family Heirloom

PHOTO PROMPT © Anshu Bhojnagarwala My heart broke into a million pieces as I saw the piano, my piano, lie abandoned by the wayside. I would never forgive Henry for this. So many memories of my family were associated with … Continue reading

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The Prime Contender

Photo by Pexel2013 at Pixabay.com Henry took one last look at the engine before he left town, forever. Not in a blaze of glory, but in ignominy. The engine would have changed his life, if only… …his cigarette hadn’t burned … Continue reading

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The Protector

Photo prompt courtesy Lakshmi Bhat I stood glaring intensely at Teddy, willing him to follow me to the other end of the garden, but he just refused to budge. I fumed with anger and frustration. Why couldn’t kids understand anything? … Continue reading

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When the Cat is Away

Before I start today’s story, a brief note of apology for having disappeared without notice. Thankfully, it was for the best reason possible, a wedding in my immediate family. I reached back late last night, filled with excitement, and billions … Continue reading

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