Tag Archives: Light and Shade Challenge

When you let me in

I knew you liked me. The way you smiled at me,  your eyes lit up when you said hello to me in the street. You were special, not like the other girls. That’s why you invited me in wasn’t it? … Continue reading

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The House at the Frontier

It squatted by a leafless copse at the end of the country road, a silent hulk, deathly still in the moonlight of the cloudless sky. I had no desire to gaze upon its grim countenance again, but I’d made a … Continue reading

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Integration

Should have kept my mouth shut. Everything’s changed now, too late for things to return to the way they were. I just had to do it didn’t I? Had to take that chance and vent my spleen. It’s true what … Continue reading

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The thing on the carpet

I don’t know what it is used for, though I daresay it would take some rubbing to get it out of the carpet. It’s right by your foot. See? Right there. Yes well I don’t know what it is. Looks … Continue reading

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Gold in them thar hills

“Maybe it is a fool’s errand” said Thayne as he puffed his slumbering cigarillo back into life, “but I know there’s gold in these here hills.” “Got something to prove huh?” asked the man beside him, grinning with a mess … Continue reading

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Fog

Optimism is like a spiritual magnet. People are drawn to a person who is optimistic; they are infected by their enthusiasm and apparent fearlessness. It’s contagious, because people want to hope. They want to believe that everything will turn out … Continue reading

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Insomnia

A dream hath the power to poison sleep Nay, not sleeping dream but living nightmare Night and day are one as my thoughts doth leap I yearn for the void, yet time hath no care Laying down at night to … Continue reading

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