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FFfAW: No Life

“Mummy, look!” squealed little Tiffany. As Belinda glanced outside at the perfect rainbow, she wondered how such a beautiful world could be so easily sullied. “Come away from the window, dear,” Belinda gently led Tiffany away. “It’s so pretty, Mummy,” … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Memories Matter

Vaughn¬†greeted his sister grimly, ready for another fight. A week ago, Victoria too had been prepared to have it out with her brother, then Dr. McPherson¬†had called with her results. “So you ordered one for me too, uh?” Vaughn motioned … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Easy Pickings

It was a desolate area, at least for the rest of the world. The residents knew every inch of this misty place they’d called home for generations. So when the helicopters breached their airspace in a targeted attack, the locals … Continue reading

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SPF: Honourable Choices

“Callie! It’s over!” Reaching the edge of the pier, Agent Callie turned around slowly. Jake’s gun was pointed straight at her head. “You’re right, Jake, it is over,” she said softly, and took another step towards the edge. There was … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Always

She leaned gently against the lamppost as he serenaded the crowd with his usual tunes. I’ll be there till the stars don’t shine Till the heavens burst and the words don’t rhyme… She closed her eyes as memories came flooding … Continue reading

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SPF: A Caring Son

Jonathan loved collecting bottles. Soon, all the shelves in his room were full of them, so he started lining them on the floor. “Jonathan! That’s it, you need to get rid of some of these useless bottles!” said Dad angrily. … Continue reading

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TLT: The Art of Life

The blank pages of your days will soon fill up. Keep painting your dreams and desires, yearnings and ambitions. But remember, the art of getting through life is balance. For Three Line Tales

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FFfAW: The Pink Schoolbag

Danny was sad. Mummy didn’t have money to buy him a new schoolbag, so for now, he had to take the pink one which she managed to get at the Church. As he got on the school bus, Gordon was … Continue reading

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FFfAW: The Honeymoon

Ten minutes into the boat ride and Gordon knew he was done for. He’d sipped water, held his breath, closed his eyes, but nothing worked and Clara was beginning to notice. Somehow, in all their time together, the fact that … Continue reading

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TLT: Grandma Knows!

But I want chocolate chips in the loaf! Maggie’s eyes brimmed with tears as Mum tried explaining that Grandma wasn’t allowed to eat any chocolate ingredients. Christmas morning, they went to visit Grandma in the nursing home and Mum proudly … Continue reading

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