Category Archives: fantasy

How I Met your Grandmother

  Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent After a long, leisurely lunch, I was eyeing the shade of a thick grove of trees, but my plan of stealing a siesta went for a toss as my grandkids immediately surrounded me. “Grandpa,” … Continue reading

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The End

Photo by Felipe Ribeiro at Pexels.com The flood had subsided, but no one was celebrating. I stood on the deck alone, a pariah, for no fault of mine. They blamed me for the ending of the human race. But how … Continue reading

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The Honeymoon Special

We arrived on the runway in a disheveled state, running like crazy. As we hopped on aboard, and finally took a breath, I poked Tom with my elbow, and said, “Smile, we’re on our honeymoon.” “Smile?” Tom sounded exasperated, “We … Continue reading

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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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Just Jammin’

Photo by Wal_172619 @ picabay.com The jam stretched on for miles, but there was no honking of horns, no loud grumblings of frustrated drivers or impatient passengers. Everyone was just staring out of their windows, mouths wide open. You would … Continue reading

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Braveheart

  Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent “Are you sure he’s going to come this way?” I asked my best friend. “Absolutely, I have it right from the horse’s mouth,” came the reply. I shifted slightly within the narrow confines of … 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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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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How to Crack an Interview

Photo by Arun Sharma on Unsplash Evan was the last one to be called in for the interview. He knocked and entered a stark room, with the interviewer seated behind a simple desk. “Good morning,” Evan greeted him cordially. The interviewer smiled, “It … Continue reading

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