Tag Archives: Children

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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Hunger Games

Photo by Free Photo on Pixabay.com I stared in horror at the carnage being inflicted on our town by the dragon. She appeared to be desperately searching for something. In my nervousness, hunger pangs started gnawing at me. Thank God … Continue reading

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Buried Secrets

The tranquil picture of an ancient tree by the pristine lake was suddenly shattered by two horrified screams. “Is that a hand?” Stan cried out. Dave replied brokenly, “Y…y…yes….But…but….how is that possible? We had buried him right proper, I could … Continue reading

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The Masterpiece

“Dave, stop painting graffiti on the hotel wall. Mom will be furious when she sees it,” Brad cautioned his brother. “No, she won’t,” replied Dave insouciantly, as his paintbrush destroyed everything in its path. Brad tried once again, “Mom hates … Continue reading

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The Real Grandmaster

Photo prompt courtesy Jeff Arnold Grandmaster Nikolai. The name was legend, and rightfully so. A thousand matches, undefeated. But today, he sat with his head bowed, on the brink of losing for the first time in his life. He looked … Continue reading

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Kings have Wings

He looked at his sons huddled around him and started narrating their favorite story for probably the thousandth time. “My father was a great king. He ruled with an iron fist, but it was necessary for our people to survive. … Continue reading

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Coffee to the Rescue

PHOTO PROMPT © Yvette Prior My heart was in my mouth as I waited for him. He would be here soon, with his gang. I would again be forced to become a slave to their wishes, doing everything that they wanted … Continue reading

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