Category Archives: Shorts

The Green Lady Legend

There wasn’t a kid in the village who didn’t know about the Green Lady who haunted the tower. Just a tale to scare us kids, to keep inquisitive noses out of an old building no longer safe. Right? Yet it … Continue reading

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Heartbroken Marvin CCC5

Drops of oil dripped from every orifice When he saw what they’d done to his beloved Alice. For Crimson’s Creative Challenge

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The Asylum CCC4

They hunt us, the Hunters Why, what have you done? Told some lies, sold some fun They catch us, the catchers Strip us and thrash us Inside the ‘sylum. Done. For Crimson’s Creative Challenge #4

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Finish the Story Dec#1

The Chapel Far beyond the city, in the middle of nowhere, sat a tiny chapel. No one knew who built it, why it was in the middle of nowhere, or why any traveler in need would always find the light … Continue reading

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Tribute to the Man CCC3

I knew the man I loved him dearly When he died I had him carved And set beside me.

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The Proposal CCC2

‘We’ll go to Amsterdam.’ Yea? When? ‘For our honeymoon.’ Is that a proposal? He nodded. We’ll fly? He shook his head. By train, then; via the Chunnel? He shook his head. ‘By boat.’ Yea? The ferry? From Harwich? He shook … Continue reading

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Bobby’s Last Post CCC1

‘Go whitewash the last post,’ the corporal said. But young Bobby was expecting it; they always messed with the new recruits. They thought he’d set off on a frantic search of the barracks, trying to find the last post. Instead, … Continue reading

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