Monthly Archives: November 2016

TLT: In Vain

Freedom was just a few yards away. But I should have guessed that it would never have let me leave, for as I rushed towards the light, I realized my strides were in an infinite loop. Its monstrous laugh permeated my … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: Logical Creation

Earth, Sun, sparkling stars Functioning with precision Nature with  purpose Urging us to contemplate Intelligent creation For Weekly Tanka Challenge  

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FFfAW: Dolphin Rescue

“Grab the net!” “Gently guys!” Slowly, the trapped blind dolphin was released. The vet quickly checked for any injuries. Satisfied, he nodded and the fishermen set the dolphin free. “Good job everyone!” “Mummy, is the dolphin alright?” Faiza had come with her … Continue reading

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SPF: Unresolved Conflicts

The soldiers were given strict instructions not to unnecessarily engage the enemy. If they fired, fire back but proportionally. There was a ceasefire in place and the naval ships out at sea were supposed to respect it. The enemy didn’t. They had … Continue reading

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How Writers Write Fiction: Storied Women (Assignment #5)

Choose the piece of writing you want to experiment with and find a way to break it open. The New Neighbours After the First Glance  An hour later, I was furiously clanging vessels into the dishwasher. Not a hair out of … Continue reading

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TLT: Whatever Works!

This is a prison, not some frat house! Are you sure the warden approved this, Jake?! Yup! Something to do with colour psychology, said it might help with their rehabilitation, so the women’s block gets a pink makeover, they’re still working … Continue reading

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Tanka Challenge: The Seasons of Life

  Be hopeful always In the midst of challenges Reflect, don’t despair Like the seasons, life changes Each phase has its own beauty For Weekly Tanka Challenge

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