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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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Short Story YouChallenge

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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Roundhead

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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Short Story

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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Short Story

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 […]

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Short Story

Day 101 – Fifteen Years – Short Story

“Don’t make me tell you again!” He yells as he drives a punch into his face, sending him crashing to the ground. “So stay the fuck down until I say you can get up, you piece of shit!” He slowly forces himself up on all fours as he drives a kick into his side, sending […]

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Short Story

Day 100 – One Hundred – Short Story

One hundred days, one hundred days, one hundred creations and still the focus that was initially instilled in his work shines through. He stands back and looks at the images before him, his creations, his mark on this world. He runs his hands through his hair and pulls, letting out a short, sharp grunt of […]

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Short Story

Day 100 – Fool’s Gold – Short Story

He digs the knife into the table and looks over into the three scared young men’s pale, frozen faces and laughs. “You boys want to be looking a lot braver if you really be here to send me down to ground like you intend to.” “W-W-We came here t-to t-t-talk,” one of the men says. […]

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Day 100 Daily Prompt – Eyes – Short Story

I feel it run across my face, soaking into my skin, like a sponge, the thick, heavy, sticky substance soon engulfs me completely. I struggle for a moment, making one last effort to free myself from its clutches, but soon the blackness of the nothingness swallows me, and I am alone in the darkness. I […]

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Short Story Twisted Roads - An Anthology Of Twisted Tales - Volume One

Day 99 – Ghosts Of Forever – Short Story

She looks over to Bennett, and grips his hand tightly, he squeezes back in return and forces a smile, but his eyes tell her a different tale, one filled with uncertainty. But she didn’t expect anything different from him, for the past two days all he’s done is try and talk her out of tonight’s […]

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Black Label Short Story Twisted Roads - An Anthology Of Twisted Tales - Volume One

Day 95 – Private Session – Black Label Short Story

She places her phone on the table and stretches her arms in the air and lets out a long, drawn out yawn, before pulling the blanket off from around her legs and walks over to the small bench that makes up the better part of her kitchen and picks up a strawberry from a plate […]

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Day 89 – Hello, Officer – YouChallenge Short Story

He looks uncomfortably into the rear-view mirror, at the car behind him, it’s red and blue lights flash violently and he swallows a mouthful of air, it moves down his throat like a rock and he shuffles in his seat as the officer gets out of the vehicle and slowly makes his way towards him. […]

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Day 89 – Caged Heat – Short Story

It was Tuesday, I think, I’m not really sure anymore, but let’s say it was Tuesday when she first showed up, looking like she had just walked out of a Victoria Secrets catalogue, all hot and tempting. I’ve never been one to back away from anything, and she, was not going to be the first, […]

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Day 73 – Blood Drunk – Short Story

He moves through the streets like a wrecking ball, crashing into everything and anything that’s in his way, until eventually he crashes into a garbage bin and tumbles hopelessly to the ground in a heap. He lies there in a daze for a few moments before he notices her standing there, watching him in the […]

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Day 71 – Elastic Orange – Short Story

“I’m telling you this is the hottest thing that is going to come out in a long time, you have to get on the ground floor or you’ll miss out!” He says excitedly. “I don’t know, it looks a little strange and I’m not really sure there’s such a strong market pull for this sort […]

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Day 65 – Dance Off – Short Story

As the song comes to an end the crowd stop dancing and all turn clapping vigorously towards where the band, Mars Rox and The Turtle Men stand. “You’re all too kind!” Mars Rox says as he lets loose with one of his trademark, knee wobbling smiles and a wink of the eye. “We’re going to […]

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Day 63 – Fangs For The Memories – Short Story

We’re not sure who started the rumour about Mister Jarvis being a vampire, I know it wasn’t me or Fielding, it could have been Bailey, but none of that is really important anymore as we all pretty much have to live with what happened regardless of the role we played in it all. Yokel Sepalovic […]