Category Archives: Children

A Giant Step for Mankind

  Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent It was the 12th day of our journey, and I was exhausted, drained of all the enthusiasm and excitement that I had started off with. I just wanted to reach our destination and get … Continue reading

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His First Sleepover

PHOTO PROMPT © Jan Wayne Fields Martha and Joseph woke up suddenly, to find their entire home shaking violently. They looked at each other and then cried out together, “The sleepover!” They ran out, only to find their yard looking … Continue reading

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Childhood Crush

PHOTO PROMPT © Randy Mazie Panting heavily, Mary rushed into the abandoned building, and banged the door shut behind her. Tears ran down her eyes as she recalled how everyone used to comment on how inseparable both of them were. … Continue reading

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A Star is Born

As I reached the edge of the stage, and saw the crowd, I almost ran back. I knew how merciless this seemingly innocent crowd could be. But then, I thought of the adulation that would follow my performance, and my … Continue reading

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Mistaken Identity

Photo courtesy DC Stultz “Mom…look, a lizard,” Gordon cried out. “Where is it, where is it?” Mom came running out of the home, and ran right out the gate. A shocked Gordon exclaimed, “The lizard is here, Mom, inside!” Mom … Continue reading

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Red Haze

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Pablo watched aghast as the streets of his beloved town ran red. In the chaos and panic, he started wandering aimlessly, trying to look for his Papi and Mami, but they were nowhere to be … Continue reading

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To Catch a Train

PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook The train slowed down as it reached the platform, and then suddenly picked up speed again. “Nooooooo…” Iain cried out, as he started running alongside the train desperately. Suddenly, one of the train’s doors opened, … Continue reading

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