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Day 111 – Rock Star – YouChallenge Short Story

“So what, you think he’s an alien just because he’s too good?” She says with a laugh as she takes a long drag on the joint. “Either that or he’s like some undercover rock star looking to grow his popularity by posing as a busker for some documentary that he’s putting together,” she says as […]

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Roundhead

Day 110 – The Roundhead Prelude 2 – Dare To Share

**This takes place after chapter one of The Roundhead and before chapter two**   She rips the headphones from her ears, throwing them across the room, inadvertently pushing her laptop away, and sending it crashing to the floor. Frantically, she feels around for the switch to her lamp, her heart beating furiously in her chest, […]

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Day 110 – The Room – Short Story

“The key is hidden, under a stone, in the back yard, she said, which fucking stone?” Grace says as she stands in front of a pile of rocks, she looks over to Unus and he shrugs his shoulders, his suit cover in dirt, for the last two hours they’ve been sifting through the rocks that […]

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Day 109 – Pretty Things – Short Story

The knife scrapes along the side of the tin shed, like fingernails along a blackboard. He slowly makes his way around the other side where she sits, crouched on the ground, blood covers most of her lower half, where he’s already attacked her. “Please!” she screams. “Please! Just let me go!” He laughs as he […]

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Day 108 – Service – YouChallenge Short Story

“I don’t care, it’s mine, so you can just go fly a kite or something!” He yells as he runs from the room, his hands tightly holding the purse to his chest, he reaches the balcony and lets out a sigh of exhaustion and the tears begin to pour down his face, he feels a […]

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Day 108 – The Bag – Short Story

He grabs the bag and rushes out the door, diving into the car and slamming the door behind him, “Fucking go, NOW!” he yells as three men run out of the building behind him and the car screeches off, fish tailing its way out onto the street, gun fire erupts behind them and bullets rip […]

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The Book

One of the first people I met when I started this blog, was a man by the name of Dermott Hayes. His blog Postcard From A Pigeon is a self styled magazine of ideas, discussions, stories and self discovery, basically, you don’t know from each day to the next how he will entertain you, you just […]

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Day 107 – Bubbles – Short Story

“I could’ve hidden longer, I could’ve ran,” he says as he looks into the glass, and watches as the bubbles float to the surface. “Then why didn’t you run, why make it easy for me?” “Because I knew even if I did you’d find me, eventually, somehow, someday, so I just decided not to prolong […]

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Day 107 Daily Prompt – Witness – Short Story

I sit here, staring at the screen, lost in the emptiness of the blank page, frozen, like a lifeless, wordless, thoughtless mannequin. I feel the saliva slowly run down my lip and drop softly onto my chin and start its journey downward. How long have I been sitting here? How long have I contemplated writing […]

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Day 106 – Zig Zag – Short Story

“Sometimes it’s best to just leave things alone Nicole, you won’t like what you find out,” her mother says as she slams her mug of coffee on the bench, a crack rips through the cup like a bolt of lightning rips into the ground and it shatters into pieces, coffee explodes out of the cup […]

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Day 105 – Tit For Tat – Short Story

Sanderson grabs the metal fence post and rips it from the ground, swinging it violently at the small crowd who slowly descend upon him, they take a few staggering steps backwards and then forward again, trying to avoiding the swinging post. That is until it finally connects with one, smashing it in the face, and […]

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Whispered Words

Poetry Challenge #45 – Rondelet – Whispered Words

Okay, another week, and something new, again. I’m not sure if I got this one or not, but, I’ve had a good smash at it. Summer Storm was the theme, and the poem form is a rondelet, and the image is, below. photo ©Fir0002   I close my eyes, As the clouds move slowly in, […]

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Day 104 – Markings – YouChallenge Short Story

Every day for the last six months she’s been there, well okay, not every day. Actually I’ve already fucked this up, and it’s ruining my awesome introduction I had planned out in my head. So let me start again, every day for the last six months, whenever I’ve been on the U-Twenty-Six from Geelong to […]

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Day 104 Daily Prompt – Learning – Short Story

Ivan drops to his knees and the knife falls to the ground, blood spills from his side, cascading down his leg, quickly forming a growing puddle on the ground beneath him. He forces himself to look up, into her eyes as his face screws up with anger. Her eyes dance devilishly in the candle light, […]

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Day 103 – The Roundhead Prelude 1 – Share, If You Dare

**This takes place after chapter one of The Roundhead and before chapter two**   “I’m telling you Susie, it scared the fuck out of me!” He says into the computer, she laughs and he twists his bottom lip up in disapproval. “It’s not funny, it’s scary as hell, have you even read it yet?” “No […]

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Day 103 – Seal The Deal – Short Story

He looks towards the front of the line and sighs, turning back to her he smiles and shrugs his shoulders. “I’m so sorry, I didn’t think it would be such a big deal, we should have left when you wanted to.” “It’s okay, we’ve still got fifteen minutes before the movie starts, and there will […]

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Tomorrow The Road To The Roundhead Begins

All artwork by Yazgar check his stuff out!

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Day 102 – Partners – Short Story

“You think you’re better than me? You think you’re worth more than you’re getting paid?” “I think I’ve done a lot for this company, without me you wouldn’t be sitting as pretty as you are, for the money we’re bringing in I think I deserve a little bit of the cream.” David says as he […]

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Day 102 Daily Prompt – Jeopardize – Short Story

She sits there studying the floor boards, paying close attention to each plank of wood as it run into next, how the grains blend from one to the other. She finds herself beginning to wonder how long it took the man who laid the planks down, how hard he tried to hide the changes of […]

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Day 101 – Signs – YouChallenge Short Story

“That wasn’t what I was trying to say,” she says as she places a hand on his lap, he looks down to the floor and then up into her eyes and forces a smile. “I know, but it still came out that way.” “I promise, I’ll keep my stupid mouth closed in the future, just […]