Category Archives: Fairy Tales

Game of Stones

With a spring in my steps, and a song on my lips, I I hoisted my bag on my shoulders and set out towards the home of the love of my life. I was finally going to meet her parents … Continue reading

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XOXO – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

Dear Xenobia, I have been meaning to write this letter to you for a very long time now, but every time I tried to put pen on paper, I developed cold feet, and so had to call to a maid … Continue reading

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Just in Time – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I was dying, and there was nothing I could do about it. Lying alone on a cot in my ramshackle hut, I tried calling out to my husband and kids in my delirious state, and then I remembered… If only … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

The glam-set at my Gala kept stealing glances upwards at the pièce de résistance of  the evening. Words of shock were trying to jump out of their mouths, but in the spirit of noblesse oblige, they gulped down those words forcibly. … Continue reading

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In Sheep’s Clothing

Photo courtesy Sam Carter “Awwwee, look at this sheep, she’s chhoooo cuuuuute,” the man cried out to his wife as he went shutter-happy taking my photos. Suppressing the itch from the ill-fitting sheep-skin, I posed for the pictures with wide, … Continue reading

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The Break-In

We returned home to find the door ajar. Fearing the worse, I asked my family to stay behind me, and cautiously opened the door. The living room looked like a disaster zone. And then, I noticed the trail of blood, … Continue reading

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The Prizefighter

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll Looking more confident than I felt, I walked into the gym with a flourish and  announced, “I need to hire your best fighter.” Almost immediately, all eyes turned towards one guy. Rippling muscles, chiseled face, … Continue reading

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