Tag Archives: Madcap

Two Become One

Before I start today’s story, just wanted to share that a story of mine has been published in The Cabinet of Heed, an online literary journal. Much excited, for this is my first published work ever (if I discount school/college … Continue reading

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The Midnight Raid

The midnight raid had been swift and brutal, totally catching us unawares. They had sucked us out of our secret hiding places using weapons we had never encountered before. I watched helplessly as they captured my friends, my family, while … Continue reading

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The Attack

Photo courtesy Sue Vincent The temple had been the only home my family had known for generations. Having been hunted like animals, my family was the only one to survive from our once noble and powerful House. But we were … Continue reading

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The Interview

PHOTO PROMPT © JS Brand The interviewer’s voice was filled with awe as he asked me, “He can actually speak English?” With a paternal look of pride on my face, I replied, “I taught him myself. So, do you think you … Continue reading

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An Ode to Love

I looked up and stood transfixed, smitten all over again by her heavenly beauty. Standing on the balcony, under the pale moonlight, she looked ethereal. She looked around the courtyard, as if searching for something, or someone, and said in … Continue reading

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The Cleaner

Photo © Dawn Miller Looking at the lovely path meandering through the forest, you would find it difficult to imagine the state it was in till just an hour ago. Cleaning up the path had been back-breaking work, but someone had … Continue reading

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Eternal Love

I looked at my wife lovingly and said, “You look as radiant in that white nightgown as you did on the night we first met. As soon as I saw you, I knew we were meant to be together…forever.” She … Continue reading

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