Category Archives: Mostly Micro

Casper

The move was welcome, pulling her out of the depths of hell. And the new place old, built on the ruins of a dissolved priory, was perfect for her. Absolutely right. Until the first night. A presence in the room, … Continue reading

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CCC85: A Coded Message

So long he’d been gone I thought him never to return And if he did, surely my father would tell him to go Send him away before I ever knew I had to devise some means A coded message A … Continue reading

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CCC#83: Hot Chocolate

What’s that Hot Chocolate got what we ain’t got? Look at him, just look at him, hanging out there for the first bite of the apple. Always the same. Never gives us others a chance. Hogs every visitor – especially … Continue reading

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Under Cover

Kevin bunched up the greasy chip paper, wound down the car window and threw the vinegar-reeking ball into the bushes. “Er, Sarge, what’d you do that for?” “Because, PCW Sharon Toussel, we don’t like our Panda’s smelling of last night’s … Continue reading

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When the Path Peters Out

“We’re lost,” Gretchen said with a hopeless groan. “Stupid, of course, we’re not lost. We haven’t turned off the path. Give us the map.” Hans snatched it from her. “See. There. The path continues.” “Into nettles and brambles, we can’t … Continue reading

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CCC#81: Johnny Be Good

Little Johnny B Goode should have been named No Good For Little Johnny never did as Little Johnny should Little Johnny B Good, don’t you go near that water But Little Johnny B Good, being at best No Good, ventured … Continue reading

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Zeus… Lusting

Zeus lusting for the noble nymph Danae Gathered his clouds to screen his desires Called on Hephaistos to stoke up the fires Called for Ares to sharpen his weapons ∼His startling hard-thrusting lightning ∼His ear-cracking thunderous bolt ∼His chariot’s horses … Continue reading

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CCC#80: Neighbours

John: Have you seen who has bought that house next door? Immigrants, Goodwife, more cursed immigrants. Goodwife: Religious refugees, John. We’ve opened our borders to them; it wouldn’t hurt you to open your heart. John: They take our jobs. Goodwife: … Continue reading

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Fade to Grey

Open to blue, the day is new. Block the moves… approves. Lights. Camera. Action. Fade to grey. 17 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Fade

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This Must Be the Place

Neve did a last-minute check of all things electrical. Then Rat came behind her and powered the computer. She half-heartedly scowled at him. He accessed iTunes and scrolled and selected – oh what a surprise – Talking Heads, This Must … Continue reading

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