Tag Archives: Children

Good Morning Henry!

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent “Henry, you’re still not up?” Mom cried out. Henry lazily opened his left eye half-way through, and then shut it again. Mom and morning could wait, sleep couldn’t. But Mom was made of sterner stuff, … Continue reading

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The Apex Predator

Photo prompt courtesy Dale Rogerson From his position in the Ferris Wheel, Peter could just see her golden hair. It was a good thing that his target was also wearing a red dress, locating her from that height would have … Continue reading

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You Can Do Magic

It starts with one word, add a few more, and you can do magic, I said. They didn’t look convinced. Why don’t we give it a go? I asked. They nodded tentatively. The first word, I said, is Do. Do, … 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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Welcome to my Home!

Photo Credit: Susan Spaulding Hi there! Yes, you, I’m talking to you. First you come to my place, and then you act as if you are not interested in me or my life at all? Very bad. OK, so this … Continue reading

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The Unwelcome Guest

I had been waiting for him since the morning, the one bright spot in my otherwise drab existence, but today, he was late, quite late. My parents were against my mingling with him, and had warned me umpteen number of … Continue reading

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Santa Throws a Party

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding Santa Claus checked the Cafe once again to see if anyone had been left behind. It wouldn’t do if any of the little ones didn’t return with him to the North Pole. Christmas Eve was … Continue reading

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