Category Archives: Fairy Tales

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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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 First Thing We Do…

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding I’d found her sitting by the side of the road in the dark. It was the heart-wrenching crying that drew my attention towards her, she sounded as if someone had reached inside her chest, and … Continue reading

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Reflected Glory

“Do you see this certificate?” I asked. “Of course,” pat came the reply, “I can see everything.” I was positively gloating as I posed my follow-up question, “Can you read the sign at the end?” There was just a hint … Continue reading

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There’s No Such Thing as a Free Cookie!

Photo by Oleg Magni at Pexels.com She wiped her sweaty brow with a floury sleeve, feeling as wrung-out as the dough she was kneading for her 28th batch of cookies. Maybe agreeing to cook for the seven dwarves in return … Continue reading

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True Love’s Kiss

The memory of last night’s kiss, and what happened after, still lingered in the air. Post our 5th glass of wine, one thing had led to another, and… What a ravishing beauty! Who would have thought that she would go … Continue reading

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Home Invasion

I came out of the tiny cottage and finally yawned with abandon. The vista unfolding before me was a sight for sore eyes. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Reaching here when we did had turned out to be an excellent … Continue reading

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