Monthly Archives: September 2016

TLT: The Guarantor

She’d spotted the hunter but knew it was too late and just as the arrow was about to leave his bow, she saw the wise man. Desperately, she begged him to ask the hunter to set her free so she … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: Summer Fun

Summer’s here once more Trekking, climbing, up the hills Breathtaking landscapes Ginger beer to quench your thirst Thank you God for such blessings For Weekly Tanka Challenge

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SPF: Dealing With Loss

“Daisy! Did you get the daffodils?” Jodie called out to her six year old daughter. There was no reply. “Daisy?” Jodie walked out into the backyard and saw Daisy in a pool of blood near the daffodils, the petals sprinkled with … Continue reading

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TLT: Honesty Pays

He’d sat down on the now familiar stone steps, weary, after his usual failed attempts to find a job and that’s when he saw her exit the taxi in a flowing silk dress, dripping in jewels, as a clasp came undone … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: Indifferent Targets

Slowly, gradually We’ve lost our humanity People or game birds? Occupation, drones and lies Precious lives disregarded For Weekly Tanka Challenge  

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FFfAW: The Rescue

Caroline was on the fifteenth floor when the fire broke out. She rushed to the stairs but the flames were rapidly moving upwards. She raced back up, flung open the window and shouted for help. A ladder was extended to her … Continue reading

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SPF: For Gracie

Daniel was the only sculptor left after the army invaded. Hundreds of people had fled, but thousands still remained, determined to fight for their freedom. Daniel taught his daughter how to sculpt and little Gracie said she wanted to make … Continue reading

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TLT: The First Time She Held Her Baby Sister

When Mummy said she was going to get a baby sister, Susan started feeling jealous seeing all the presents her yet to be born sister was already receiving. Grandma had just taught her how to knit, so she chose the colour … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Curse

The disconsolate Queen abhorred any signs of joy and summoned the evil witch for a curse to eliminate all happiness from the world. But the curse wasn’t invincible. Those who persevered would easily overcome. Generations went by and the crystal box … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: Fields of Gold

Flowers bloomed, trees full Then seasons changed, nature spoke Autumn leaves galore A graceful flight to the ground Gold fields, the grand finale For Weekly Tanka Challenge

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