Tag Archives: Satire

Attack of the Trolls

Photo Prompt courtesy Russell Gayer The Chieftain asked Farmer Jenks, “Are you sure the goat didn’t just wander off?” Farmer Jenks wailed, “The lock was broken, I’m sure it was…” “…The Terrible Trolls from the mountains,” the Chieftain completed his … Continue reading

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Errata

Photo Prompt courtesy Douglas M. MacIlroy People are really ungrateful. You create your entire world around them, love them, feed them, treat their smallest wish as your command. But you inadvertently commit the tiniest error, and they crib and cry, … Continue reading

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Proof of the Pudding

Photo by Skeeze at Pixabay.com   I stared at the wolf across the frozen lake as my hand inched towards my gun. Snow in Central Park in mid-July! Who would’ve thunk! Our beloved leader was a genius after all, as … Continue reading

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Unpalatable News

Photo Prompt Courtesy C.E. Ayr I’m not ashamed to admit that my eyes teared up a bit as I saw the headline screaming the truth out to the world. It had taken a lot of effort on my part, but … Continue reading

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Hell Yeah!

Photo prompt courtesy Roger Bultot “This is our special Banker’s Package, ” said our guide,” I hope it’s to your satisfaction.” I looked at the plush hall and the collection of art by Picasso, Da Vinci, Rembrandt et al, and … Continue reading

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Work is Worship

Satpal woke up at the crack of dawn, as usual. He had no need for an alarm clock, even if he would have been able to afford it. His work entailed him leaving home at 5am, and as his mother … Continue reading

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The Trappings of Success

Photo prompt courtesy ME! I’d thought a tiny village on an island in the Atlantic was remote enough for me to stay hidden from their hawk-like eyes. I’d thought wrong. I had no idea what I had done to reappear … Continue reading

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