Tag Archives: Dark

Blast from the Past

The minute her son Philip entered the house, Lucy knew something was wrong, terribly wrong. The normally unflappable Philip, a veteran of four Afghan tours, and a member of the elite Seal Team Six, had a wild look in his … Continue reading

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Stairway to Redemption

Photo prompt courtesy John Brand I looked at the stairs leading up to the Church, and froze. I remembered how I used to jump up and down those stairs when I was a kid. My mother used to say, “He’s … Continue reading

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The Enemies of Progress

It was a war of ideologies, the future vs. the past. We wanted to take the world forward, worshiped only progress. Those antediluvian SOBs wanted us to remain mired in the glories of the past. The worst part was, they … Continue reading

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The Dollhouse

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding Connie ushered Natalie inside the small cottage, and exclaimed cheerfully, “See, isn’t this just perfect?” Seeing no response from Natalie, Connie continued, “It’s a bit of a tight fit, but I’m sure you’ll be extremely … Continue reading

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Impending Doom

Photo prompt courtesy Wildverbs I looked out of the misted-over window, and my heart skipped a beat. The rain had stopped. One less barrier for HIM to cross. I started twitching nervously. I’d been depending upon the bad weather for … Continue reading

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Her First Night Out

She was sleeping so peacefully that I didn’t have the heart to wake her up. But the moon was up, and her friends would be coming to pick her up for her first ‘night out’ soon. I gently stroked her … Continue reading

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Lamps of Life

40 years ago, our little village had been mired in misery and poverty, the target of brutal Government suppression. The villagers kept suffering in silence, till one day, Grandma decided that she’d had enough. Thus started the weekly Lamps of … Continue reading

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