Tag Archives: Dark

Games People Play

“I WON! I WON!” “You really are way too smart for me, this is the 10th time in a row that you’ve beaten me.” “I’m the smartest person in the world, I’ve been saying it for so long, but nobody … Continue reading

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The Doting Grandma

Sitting alone in her ramshackle cottage, the old lady grumbled as she sewed torn buttons back onto a shirt. “Boys these days,” she mumbled in frustration, “they fight like raccoons, and it is we who have to suffer.” Her rickety … Continue reading

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The Soul of Life

Today, I am alive only because of my music. As I look at my small studio, I think about the masterpieces that have taken birth in this unassuming, cluttered space. PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields Five bestselling albums, twelve songs … Continue reading

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Bootleggers Inc.

We burst into the ramshackle bar and look around sharply for any signs of danger. “This is a raid. Scram!” my partner Joel shouts out, his voice filled with menace. They hear him and know that he’s willing to backup … 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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The Birthday Feast

Adriana almost started salivating as she looked at him. Hundreds of important guests were vying for her attention, but she had eyes only for one man. She looked at his tanned body, sinewy muscles, and chiseled face with barely disguised … Continue reading

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Game of Stones

With a spring in my steps, and a song on my lips, I I hoisted my bag on my shoulders and set out towards the home of the love of my life. I was finally going to meet her parents … Continue reading

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