Tag Archives: Funny

A Gift Fit for Royalty

The raucous court of the Emperor went deathly quiet as I walked in. The Princess, sitting next to her father, squealed with delight and ran up to me. “I thought they’d gone extinct…” she cried out, looking at the cute … Continue reading

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Homecoming!

I’d returned home after a long time, but I knew in my heart that I would find her in the grove, picking up those lovely oranges. And I was right. There she stood, head wrapped in her red scarf. My … Continue reading

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Obsession

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson I stared ceaselessly at the building from way down below Waiting for her visage to finally appear at the window The heavy snowfall and the dark, moonless night Together made me feel that my chances … Continue reading

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The Apex Predator

Photo prompt courtesy Dale Rogerson From his position in the Ferris Wheel, Peter could just see her golden hair. It was a good thing that his target was also wearing a red dress, locating her from that height would have … Continue reading

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When the Cat is Away

Before I start today’s story, a brief note of apology for having disappeared without notice. Thankfully, it was for the best reason possible, a wedding in my immediate family. I reached back late last night, filled with excitement, and billions … Continue reading

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Separation Day

It’s Valentine’s Day today, the day that broke our heart The day we lost each other, the day we were torn apart All our lives, we were joined together as one We lazed around, chilled, and had oodles of unadulterated … Continue reading

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Love Floats the Boat

Photo Credit Subramanya Bhat The Insurance Investigator, Alan Nielsen, looked at Captain Stevenson sceptically and  said, “The waters in the lake were calm and transparent, and the visibility couldn’t have been any better. So you will pardon me, Captain, if … Continue reading

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