Tag Archives: Creative

The Recluse

Photo Prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I ran away to the remotest corner of the earth, it was gorgeous, spectacular, stark For I had a secret to hide, one which was just like me- ancient, terrible, dark But still they came … 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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The Scientific Renaissance

Photo Prompt courtesy Roger Bultot. “Your theory is filled with huge holes.” “That’s not possible Sir.” “Nonsense! Look at this weather balloon. It had these big holes, so it fell down from the sky.” “Yes Sir.” “Similarly, if the Ozone … Continue reading

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The Snowman Who Came In From The Cold

The villagers watched him leave with tears in their eyes. No one knew where he had come from, but a snow-globe had crashed in their tiny village a month ago, and he had crawled out. whimpering, broken, and bruised. The … Continue reading

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Rebel Without A Cause

Ever since I can remember, I had wanted to stand out, to swim against the tide, to rebel against things that my peers were content doing meekly. Today, I had finally got that opportunity, and I would not let it … Continue reading

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