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FFfAW: A Mother’s Endless Forgiveness

She’d fought with her mother, banged the front door and stormed out of the house – again. She went to her usual place, a bench in a darkened side street. Any teenager would have probably thought twice, but Jessica didn’t … Continue reading

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SPF: One Day at a Time

“I’m cold Andy,” whispered Bessie. Andy picked up his blanket. “Take this, but don’t tell Mama, you know she couldn’t afford to have the heating turned back on.” Andy was only thirteen but he’d had to grow up early. He … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Last Goodbye

Dearest Abigail, Just as I feared, all that I predicted in my last letter has come true. I have been found guilty of treason in a secret trial and await sentencing. I know not what news about my circumstances have reached … Continue reading

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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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SPF: Signs

Andy sat in his room colouring a picture of the sky. The voices outside were getting louder and angrier. He heard the first crash, that was probably Mum throwing a glass at Dad. A cracking sound of a whip echoed … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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