Tag Archives: Twittering Tales

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 Prime Contender

Photo by Pexel2013 at Pixabay.com Henry took one last look at the engine before he left town, forever. Not in a blaze of glory, but in ignominy. The engine would have changed his life, if only… …his cigarette hadn’t burned … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Heart is!

Photo by Jay Mantri @ Pixabay.com I struggled to hold back my tears as I looked at the disheveled pillows. They reminded me of Grandma, gone away now, forever. I choked up as I remembered her gentle smile and kind … Continue reading

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Tourist Traps

Photo by Gavilla @ Pixabay.com “Eiffel Tower? Just take a left,” I told the couple, “and then the 2nd right.” The couple thanked us eagerly and moved on. “That’s one good deed done for the day,” said my wife. “Yup,” … Continue reading

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One Night Stand

“Be mine,” she’d said last night. And so, we ended up together. “Call me,” I whispered as I was about to leave. “Wait,” she cried out. “I meant later,” I quipped. “There is no later,” she replied, “Not for you.” … Continue reading

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You Can Do Magic

It starts with one word, add a few more, and you can do magic, I said. They didn’t look convinced. Why don’t we give it a go? I asked. They nodded tentatively. The first word, I said, is Do. Do, … Continue reading

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There’s No Such Thing as a Free Cookie!

Photo by Oleg Magni at Pexels.com She wiped her sweaty brow with a floury sleeve, feeling as wrung-out as the dough she was kneading for her 28th batch of cookies. Maybe agreeing to cook for the seven dwarves in return … Continue reading

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