Tag Archives: mythology

The End

Photo by Felipe Ribeiro at Pexels.com The flood had subsided, but no one was celebrating. I stood on the deck alone, a pariah, for no fault of mine. They blamed me for the ending of the human race. But how … Continue reading

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Think of the Devil

“Eat it, you know that you want to,” the Devil whispered in Eve’s ears. Eve looked apprehensively at the apple and replied, “It…does look delicious…but Adam told me not to accept anything from strangers.” The Devil plucked the apple from … Continue reading

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Lunch Time

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I froze the mighty ocean into a large block of ice, but it still refused to die It propelled itself out of the water, as if it was going to touch the sky But its … Continue reading

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Demolition Man

I looked at my creation again. It was stunning, a virtual masterpiece, as Bird Baths go. It was a steep downgrade, of course, from the columns of colonnades in my last masterpiece, but… The owner of the villa inspected the … Continue reading

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Judgment Day

The room was almost throbbing with tension as I looked up towards the judge’s chair. My fate rests in his hands, I thought to¬† myself as the judge sat contemplating the verdict. The stakes could not have been higher. Finally, … Continue reading

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The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I stared fiercely towards the horizon as tears flew freely down my face. I still could not believe it. Helen….my Helen….gone….just like that. It was all that rake Paris’s fault, of course. He had been … Continue reading

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The Family Hairloom (Pun totally intended)

There was a parade of nations to honour him at his funeral. The greatest hero the world had ever seen, there had been none like him before, there would be none like him hence. Samson- a God among men, they … Continue reading

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The Epic Hangover

“I woke up famished, as if I hadn’t eaten anything in centuries. My throat was parched, and my head throbbing with pain so intense that I thought that I’d pass out. I managed to stand up somehow, and started looking … Continue reading

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The Recluse

Photo Prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I ran away to the remotest corner of the earth, it was gorgeous, spectacular, stark For I had a secret to hide, one which was just like me- ancient, terrible, dark But still they came … Continue reading

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The SOS

We picked up the distress signal at 1100 hours. My ship, HMS Andersen, of which I had been the Captain for almost 10 years now, was patrolling the Baltic Sea with a crew of 254 able and highly-experienced sailors. One … Continue reading

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