Category Archives: Children

Targets Targets!

“Get up,” he called out, insistently, incessantly. I shook my head and tried to get on to my feet, but tumbled down, again. It was just too cold, and my body needed rest, desperately. But he just wouldn’t give up. … Continue reading

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The Royal Bodyguard

The sword almost slipped from his hand, as his opponent feinted sharply. He was weary with exhaustion, but giving up was not an option. Giving up meant breaking the trust of the king who had made him his royal bodyguard. … Continue reading

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Home Invasion

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent   I could smell them long before they came in, dirty, stinky creatures all of them. “Not in my home, not in my home,” I prayed with all my might, but the almighty must have … Continue reading

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The Nocturnal Marauder

PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio I lay huddled amongst the bushes, careful not to make the slightest of sounds. Suddenly, a blazing light pierced the darkness. I froze even further, if that was possible. I could not afford to … 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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