Tag Archives: Twist

Cause and Effect

Michael stood hyperventilating, living his worst nightmare over and over again. The fountain of the town’s newest public installation had suddenly run dry. He was going to lose his job for not protecting the statue, he was sure. “Noooooooo….” Michael … Continue reading

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The Pen is Mightier than the Sword

Photo by ZoĆ« Pappas at Pexels.com Ed looked at the pen in his hand wistfully. Use it well, and he could become a billionaire. But the cost… Well, a guilty conscience never killed anyone, Ed thought to himself…unlike a pen, … Continue reading

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Redundant!

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood at Pexels.com No one needs a postman anymore. Not his customers, the billions of hearts he used to connect to each other. Not his employer, the Govt., which now looks upon him as a redundancy. And … Continue reading

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Annihilation

Photo by WikiImages at Pixabay.com Through the helmet, I looked at the Space Station and my heart shattered. Those beasts had massacred my friends. I was the only one left now. But I refused to lose myself in despair. Revenge … Continue reading

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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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A Giant Awakens

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I woke up to find that I had gone blind….or maybe it was just the world that had turned dark. I frankly couldn’t say which would terrify me more. I had been the last of … Continue reading

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The Fragrance of Life

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I could smell them from miles away, the sweet fragrance that I had been missing for I don’t know how long. Drawn towards it like a moth to fire, I walked into the garden like … Continue reading

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