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Right Here Waiting – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

These catacombs beneath the city had been our home for generations. Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Away from the eyes of the world, we took birth here, lived here, and died here. There were miles and miles of tunnels, so … 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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Prom Night

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I waited expectantly near the school gate for my boyfriend to come and whisk me away. Boyfriend….I still can’t get myself to use that word for him. We’d known each other since the first day … Continue reading

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Alex’s Morning Walk

  Alex left for his morning constitutional at the crack of dawn at usual. He was sauntering along jauntily when suddenly, he chanced upon a cute little winding road. It seemed to be saying- Come, try me. Photo prompt © Mike … Continue reading

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The Morning After

The house looked impregnable at first glance. My brother had tried his best to demolish it, but our enemies had outsmarted him comprehensively. My eyes welled up with tears as I recalled the moment when I had received the news. … Continue reading

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The Happiest Day of My Life

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll Father took us to the fair today, and for the first time since Mum died, we felt truly happy. We rode on the Merry-go-round ten times. Father let us ride as much as we … Continue reading

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Second Chances

” Do you see the rainbow?” I asked her. “Of course,” she replied, “It’s bright, vibrant and beautiful.” “And do you see the other rainbow, the one to its right?” I asked. “If I try hard enough, yes,” she replied. … Continue reading

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