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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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Starting Over – Part 4

Teresa, The Haunted Wordsmith, started another Finish The Story challenge, this one titled “Starting Over.” Here’s the first part: Ask anyone living today what they would do if they had a time machine, and they would respond with, “stop him … Continue reading

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Errata

Photo Prompt courtesy Douglas M. MacIlroy People are really ungrateful. You create your entire world around them, love them, feed them, treat their smallest wish as your command. But you inadvertently commit the tiniest error, and they crib and cry, … Continue reading

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The Dream Job

Photo prompt courtesy Jodi McKinney As my headlights cut through the darkness, I thought back to the meeting that changed the course of my life forever. A man had slipped into the seat opposite me in the Diner, and said, … Continue reading

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Exodus

Photo prompt courtesy Sunday Photo Fiction The queue at the entrance to the airport was getting longer by the minute. It seemed that the entire city of Seattle was embarking on a mass exodus. Like zombies, they kept pouring into … 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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Call of the Siren

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Even from this distance, I could hear her calling out to me I’ve been lonely for far too long, she cried, come, give me company I demurred though, trying my best to resist her hypnotic … Continue reading

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