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Sanctuary ~ Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

Our scientists had first caught the distress signal two weeks ago. All the investment in our Space Program, and decades of painful waiting while listening to the cribbing of the naysayers, it had all turned out to be worth it, … Continue reading

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Glimmer ~ Sisyphus #writephoto

“Beyond those hills is our home”, he said softly to her ear, as they looked down the valley, toward the estuary. There the town was cradled, a thin glimmer of light against the darkness. She shivered a little, but not … Continue reading

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Glimmer ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

Hope The one Last Glimmer Burned through the dawn We’d all given up hope Of reaching the safety Of civilization All of our hopes dashed and broken Fuel on empty the engines cut out We went down in sight of … Continue reading

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A life on the scales

My son has a sick fish in his pond over which we are both worrying. The trouble with pond fish is that they have many places to hide if they are unwell, and you only usually see them from above, … Continue reading

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#writephoto — Off Grid – This, That and the Other

“It’s stunning,” Donna said as she looked out of the cabin window. Paul walked over to her and handed her a mug of hot, steaming coffee, which she readily accepted. “I knew you’d love it out here,” Paul said as … Continue reading

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Dripping with Drudgery – short fiction from Michael

Reblogged from Afterwards: Let’s do another month of M’s prompts shall we. Slumped against the cold brick of the station wall Darryl pulled the ragged hood of his coat over his head and twisted open the lid of the bottle … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog XLIII

Honestly, you have no idea how hard I have to work to look after her! Last night it was the big spider outside the window. Just hanging there, looking at her… I barked and barked, tried to get up on … Continue reading

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