Monthly Archives: October 2016

FFfAW: Not Such a Chance Encounter

It was exceptionally hot but he deliberately took the longer route yet again. Spartacus looked up questioningly and tugged hard. Jake shook his head. “Nope, we’re going this way!” Jake was sure Spartacus gave him a ‘sometimes these humans are … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Not a Chef

At first when he’d make fun of her cooking, Zehra used to laugh as well, but then she just felt foolish when he mocked her in front of others. After two years of a resentful marriage and failed patch-up efforts, … Continue reading

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TLT: Meaningless

Weddings were boring. I selfishly hoped something ‘Runaway Bride-ish’ would happen today. It didn’t, Gwen looked stunning, with everything executed to perfection and when I got home, I took out all my wedding photos that once graced my bedroom walls … Continue reading

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How Writers Write Fiction 2016: Storied Women (Assignment #1)

Taking a break from some of my regular posts to do this online writing course by The University of Iowa! It’s mega comprehensive after Writing 101! Wish me luck! 🙂  Write a scene or short story in which the main … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: Life’s Journey

The pathway shines bright Marching along, confident Just an illusion As abrupt hurdles arise Experience life’s journey For Weekly Tanka Challenge

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SPF: Rekindled Love

“Come on dear, I’m sure you’ll love this story!” Dad smiled at Belinda. As usual, she just shrugged him off. Dad looked crestfallen and Mum patted him comfortingly on the shoulder. “Never mind hon, I’m sure she’ll rediscover the magic … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Argument (poem)

Your tongue let loose Bitter words, abuse Wounding, scarring Brutally devouring Egos clashing Both sides lashing But sometimes silence Is your best guidance Inspired by the quotes of Imam Ali (a.s): “Tongue is a beast, if it is let loose, … Continue reading

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TLT: Betrayal

Thank you for your service, the oft repeated line which Jeremy heard for all fathers who had joined to serve, except his. “Mummy, I thought daddy had also gone to fight the bad guys?” Lips quivering, she wondered how to … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: By the Sea

Radiant rays stretch The sun-kissed tide slowly swells Water racing near The soft foam tickles our feet By the sea, just you and me For Weekly Tanka Challenge

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Daily Prompt: Daring (poem)

I dare not hope I fear defeat I dare not, For I am weak I dare not struggle I fear surrender I dare not, For I’m an offender I dare not speak I fear scorn I dare not, For I … Continue reading

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