Poof! – 3 Line Tales 76

Poof! – 3 Line Tales 76

photo by Sam Burriss via Unsplash She made sure no one was around before performing her well-practiced pirouettes faster and faster. Until, Poof! Delightful little nymphs did not enjoy battling the rush hour traffic on the way home. Thanks to Sonya for

Seeing The Light #FridayFictioneers

Seeing The Light #FridayFictioneers

  “Thank you for dinner, Madam”, Karthik smiled. “The pleasure was all ours”, Reena waved. Feigning exhaustion she quickly made her way out of the room. As she pulled herself up the flight of stairs, Reena contemplated how her daughter,

Everything is Precious

Image credit: Claire Sheldon ‘Please stay’, she squeaked beseechingly. ‘Ok. You have until sundown to get rid of one thing from here, ONE.” Drenched in sweat she trudged from room to room. How could he be so unreasonable? The magnets

Companions

Companions

The ashes fall lightly on me. Claustrophobia engulfs me. My breath is ragged. Yet, I move in a little closer. I want to feel her warmth against me. I gave her my heart the day she picked me up. I want to

A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

Was my heartbeat really that loud? I shushed at it. The current challenge was a rather complicated one. I had to reach the other end of the bed and retrieve from the side table that piece of electronic device which

Lone Tree

Lone Tree

In a cold bright room, she rested between screams. “We should abort. Sixteen is too young”, her “pro-life” parents had reasoned. The boy had been just that, a boy. There was no hand to squeeze as she gave the final

Nothing Lasts Forever

Nothing Lasts Forever

Both of them always wanted to be right. He said, “I will love you forever” She said, “Nothing lasts forever” He died the next day in an accident. She loved him till her last breath.

I Will Never Know

I Will Never Know

The sweet fragrance of a lone spider lily plant in full bloom carries me back to the night Liam had got on one knee. The heart had had only a split decision to offer. My sketch of a suitable boy

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