Category Archives: Mostly Micro

CCC158: King of the Castle

“Ha, I’m the king of the castle, you’re the dirty old rascal…Off with his head…Here comes the candle to see you to bed, and here comes the chopper to chop off your head!” Rupert woke with a start, sweat drenching … Continue reading

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The Overthrown Queen

Thrown from my palace Ousted by that usurping wench Kept from my chamber From my servants, familiars, my wards and grimoires Kept from my pots and vials, philtres and magical gubbins. What do I do now? And don’t answer me … Continue reading

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CCC157: Pixelated Ladies

They said we’d never escape, that there was more than that iron barrier to hold us in, herded like Lubanthan Goblins. Yet Meghan claimed she knew a spell. We cleared the leaves for her to write it in the soil. … Continue reading

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Murky’s Empire

The Magnificent Maker made humankind and like troublesome flies, they multiplied. ‘Here are too many,’ he said and sent a flood. He saved a few which again became many. They had roofs over their heads, food in their bellies and … Continue reading

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CCC156: It’s All In The Name

Thou shalt not pass! Gandalf growled and barked. “I’m sorry,” his owner said. “We never should have named him that.”  

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CCC155: Lily

Lights Bright sparkling lights Like stars fallen to earth Stars singing her worth. Lily woke up smiling while still in bed Her dream repeating in her head. The stars had beckoned her Called to her from afar Granted her dream … Continue reading

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Blood-formed Laces

They fought with guts and guns and taunts of come-on They wiped the field on the defeated faces of human races They patterned them with blood-formed laces The legion from our region 32 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt: Legion

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CCC149: Whistling Sisters

“Stop your whistling,” my grandpa said. And when I turned to him – cos he’d never said it before – he added, “A whistling woman’s good for God nor man.” Was he saying I wasn’t a kid anymore? “Come, sit … Continue reading

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CCC148: Sail Away

For his birthday I bought him a yacht. He sailed away without saying goodbye.

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Slam the Man

It was easy to take stock To list the qualities The abilities The attained training The experience To lay my plans I would not be taken for a fool again I would marshal my weapons And SLAM the man! 39 … Continue reading

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