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Give Me Red!

Photo by Matthew Henry at Unsplash.com I wrap myself in Grandma’s favourite blanket and wait. I can still smell her sweet scent on it. She’d been so loving, so caring, so… tasty. I just hope little Red Riding Hood has … Continue reading

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The Assault

I woke up to see someone leaning over me, as if he had just kissed me, and was about to do so again. The man had blue eyes, a chiseled jawline, an equine nose, and that blind confidence that only … Continue reading

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The Protector

Photo prompt courtesy Lakshmi Bhat I stood glaring intensely at Teddy, willing him to follow me to the other end of the garden, but he just refused to budge. I fumed with anger and frustration. Why couldn’t kids understand anything? … Continue reading

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The First Thing We Do…

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding I’d found her sitting by the side of the road in the dark. It was the heart-wrenching crying that drew my attention towards her, she sounded as if someone had reached inside her chest, and … Continue reading

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If Only…

Photo prompt courtesy Susan Spaulding I stopped digging and took a breather. My back was really killing me, but I had to dig a little longer. The grave was not deep enough yet, not for two bodies definitely, even though … 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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Reflected Glory

“Do you see this certificate?” I asked. “Of course,” pat came the reply, “I can see everything.” I was positively gloating as I posed my follow-up question, “Can you read the sign at the end?” There was just a hint … Continue reading

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