Tag Archives: Children

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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A Star is Born

As I reached the edge of the stage, and saw the crowd, I almost ran back. I knew how merciless this seemingly innocent crowd could be. But then, I thought of the adulation that would follow my performance, and my … Continue reading

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Red Haze

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Pablo watched aghast as the streets of his beloved town ran red. In the chaos and panic, he started wandering aimlessly, trying to look for his Papi and Mami, but they were nowhere to be … Continue reading

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Crash Diet!

Photo by Blair Fraser on Unsplash “Your son did WHAT???” the President bellowed, shaking with fury. His General, looking as if he wished that the ground would open up and swallow him, squeaked, “Well, not to make any excuses, but he is a … Continue reading

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The Sins of the Son

Photo by paulsbarlow7@pixabay.com   The woman at the door said in an accusing tone, “Your son broke our window!” Enraged, I asked, “On what basis are you blaming my son?” “Well,” replied the man, “because the window belonged to our … Continue reading

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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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