Tag Archives: Myths

Nemesis

“They live beyond the clouds, on the top of the mountain, but to go there is madness Agnes,” warned our village chieftain. But much as I respected him, I could not afford to pay any heed to his words right … Continue reading

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Call of Duty

The rugged mountainous path was filled with signboards, asking us to stop, to reconsider. PHOTO PROMPT © Björn Rudberg But I had no time to read those stupid signs. I had to follow my family, my friends, the people closest to … Continue reading

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Banished

We had to keep looking ahead, keep moving forward, for there was nothing left behind us, nothing but death and destruction. Uprooted from a land on which generations of us had taken birth, lived our lives, and prospered. Our lives … Continue reading

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The Last of the Unicorns

“Marry me Helen, I love you from the core of my heart.” “Everyone says that Aaron.” “I’m a unicorn….” “What’s the big deal about that? You’re just a horse with a horn.” “But I’m the last surviving member of my … 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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Gratitude

Photo Copyright: Victor & Sarah Potter I woke up with a start to find myself still in the cave, but surrounded by bright lights, and holding them… giants…lots of giants. Even in my befuddled state, I tried to look for … Continue reading

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