Category Archives: Children

The Rebirth

He opened his eyes to find himself in an empty home. He had no idea who he was, or how he’d come to be here. He tried to move, but screamed aloud in pain. His legs were just stumps, like … Continue reading

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The Visitor

It had been an arduous journey, and I had faced countless perils to reach here. But now, when I was finally at his house, my courage seemed to have deserted me. PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio He was such a … Continue reading

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The Endless Wait

Photo Courtesy James Pyles This is my last memory of her. Her last photograph, before she was taken so cruelly from us. She looks so happy and carefree here, playing with her friends at the Fair. My heart filled with … Continue reading

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The Art of the Deal

“Daddy, I did something nice today,” my daughter chirped. “What, baby?” I asked. She squealed, “I ex..ex..exchained my old phone for a new doll.” “Very good baby,” I stuttered, as my face went ashen. Hiding the pink panther in her … Continue reading

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The Sleepy Little Town

He woke up to the view of a glorious morning, sun shining bright and cheerful, with no clouds around to spoil its mood. It was going to be a spectacular day, he just knew it in his bones. But as … Continue reading

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The Doting Grandma

Sitting alone in her ramshackle cottage, the old lady grumbled as she sewed torn buttons back onto a shirt. “Boys these days,” she mumbled in frustration, “they fight like raccoons, and it is we who have to suffer.” Her rickety … Continue reading

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The Tryst

As soon as Nathan saw Travis board the morning bus to town, he rushed towards Travis’s home. Reaching the gate, he paused for a moment, and looked around carefully to check whether anyone had seen him. Tongues, as Nathan very … Continue reading

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