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TLT: No

Pretending to examine a fallen leaf she hid from view, as her colleagues up ahead disappeared inside the cafe. It was the weekend and she simply felt like going home and curling up in front of the fire with a … Continue reading

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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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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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TLT: Indifferent Development

A surprising mist or so people thought For the trees they chopped as buildings arose Smog not fog was what they’d willingly chose For Three Line Tales

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TLT: Home-Grown

No bank account and pennies few, a gargantuan pumpkin Henry grew He carved and scooped through and through, to make himself something new When they came to take his house, Henry shifted to his new place and lived in a … Continue reading

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TLT: Resist

The darkness enveloped and trembling voices resigned themselves to the approaching doom. Close your eyes, they called, for it will ease your inevitable demise. Refusing to yield, I wandered the blackness, exhausted and weary, I trudged along, when in the … 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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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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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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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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