Tag Archives: Humour

Cause and Effect

Michael stood hyperventilating, living his worst nightmare over and over again. The fountain of the town’s newest public installation had suddenly run dry. He was going to lose his job for not protecting the statue, he was sure. “Noooooooo….” Michael … Continue reading

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

Photo by Zoë Pappas at Pexels.com Ed looked at the pen in his hand wistfully. Use it well, and he could become a billionaire. But the cost… Well, a guilty conscience never killed anyone, Ed thought to himself…unlike a pen, … Continue reading

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Crash Diet!

Photo by Blair Fraser on Unsplash “Your son did WHAT???” the President bellowed, shaking with fury. His General, looking as if he wished that the ground would open up and swallow him, squeaked, “Well, not to make any excuses, but he is a … Continue reading

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Life is Beautiful!

I finished my 20th lap in the heated swimming pool and came out, drying my wet hair with a towel. I pressed the button on the remote, and messaged my butler to get me some Beluga Caviar. As I waited, … Continue reading

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The Sins of the Son

Photo by paulsbarlow7@pixabay.com   The woman at the door said in an accusing tone, “Your son broke our window!” Enraged, I asked, “On what basis are you blaming my son?” “Well,” replied the man, “because the window belonged to our … 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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Targets Targets!

“Get up,” he called out, insistently, incessantly. I shook my head and tried to get on to my feet, but tumbled down, again. It was just too cold, and my body needed rest, desperately. But he just wouldn’t give up. … Continue reading

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