Category Archives: Prose

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The Mysterious House – for Prompt 12 – Fairytale

                  There once was a powerful magician who had traversed deep within the darkest regions of power and persuasion. He was so suffused in his magic that even his surroundings bent to … Continue reading

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Honesty

I move forward on the back Of other’s mis-deeds and lies By adopting measured honor Past these others I arise And in this a simple lesson For those that crave the prize What we think we keep well hidden Can … Continue reading

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Endings – Five Sentence Fiction

With thanks to Owlish Thoughts for the idea of the five sentence fiction form 🙂 The burden of love freely given but which I cannot return weighs so heavy on me, dragging me down further into my silence. I want … Continue reading

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Someone To Watch Over Me

Strapped down I am only completely aware of the lethal grasp of restraints, scratching as though alive, on my skin. He says, you will feel great energy and pain, just for a moment. You must bite down on the cloth … Continue reading

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Storm Gods

When I was in my early teen years one day I stayed home from high school because I was unwell. Sometime in the mid afternoon of that day my mother came to rouse me from my sleep, saying ‘Helen! Hurry! … Continue reading

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Numbers – the relevation of the ‘too little sleep and too much coffee’

The four horseman were prepared, Pale Rider at the helm. He felt it, susserating underneath his skin. This morning he had woken to a strange thunderclap, but looking outside the sky was blue. The storm was internal then. Electricity coursed … Continue reading

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The Alien’s Reverie

So long ago, a millennium or more in your time, we evolved. We rose out of the whirlpool of our world to achieve what your Buddhists call the release from attachment. Perfect detachment. Our physical form relaxed and withdrew to … Continue reading

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