Tag Archives: Children

The Rebirth

He opened his eyes to find himself in an empty home. He had no idea who he was, or how he’d come to be here. He tried to move, but screamed aloud in pain. His legs were just stumps, like … Continue reading

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The Visitor

It had been an arduous journey, and I had faced countless perils to reach here. But now, when I was finally at his house, my courage seemed to have deserted me. PHOTO PROMPT © Ronda Del Boccio He was such a … Continue reading

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The Tryst

As soon as Nathan saw Travis board the morning bus to town, he rushed towards Travis’s home. Reaching the gate, he paused for a moment, and looked around carefully to check whether anyone had seen him. Tongues, as Nathan very … Continue reading

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The Age of Innocence

The park was blooming with the sound of innocent laughter of what seemed to be hundreds of kids, and with the loud admonitions and administrations of their nannies and parents. Burt and Emily sat on a bench facing the fountain … Continue reading

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Madeira’ No. 1 School Goes on a Field Trip #PortugalPlots #28DaysinPortugal

The roll call was in full flow. Miss Beatriz, the dynamic Headmistress of the school always took great pride in their discipline. “Mariana?” “Present Miss.” “Miguel?” “Present Miss.” “Afonso?” “Present Miss.” “Are you seriously planning to go on the field … Continue reading

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Young Guns – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

I had only a partial view of him, but it would have to do. Photo by Ana Martin on Unsplash I aimed carefully, and fired. And as I heard him cry out, my face lit up. I imagined his newspaper … Continue reading

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Waylaid Warrior – #AtoZChallenge #BlogchatterA2Z

They had me cornered at the edge of the cliff. PHOTO PROMPT © Jan Wayne Fields Cowards, attacking me when I was injured, and almost dying of hunger and thirst. Time was when they would shiver in fright upon coming … Continue reading

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