Daily Prompt: Tenterhooks

Tenterhooks I could tell when they asked me to sit down that this wasn’t going to be good. We stay in a strange stand off, not saying anything, while I imagined the worse. Each scenario was worse than the last. Each worthy of tears. Still, they said nothing. It wasn’t my place to start the […]

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Daily Prompt: Age

Age It’s not just a number, not at all. I had no way of knowing that making the promises was the unwise part. They were normal promises made to a normal person. I thought they were normal, because I was young and foolish. I was wise in some ways, yes. But I was very much […]

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Daily Prompt: Sparkle

Sparkle Sometimes, things do things they shouldn’t. Snow, at the right temperature, in the right sunlight, looks like glitter. He’s not a mischievous little boy. He is sweet, and always laughing. He is well behaved. In person, you note that he gives warm hugs with his stocky little arms. If vampires disappear in photos, this […]

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Daily Prompt: Zoo

Zoo “The thing is, and I do promise this, we weren’t drunk. If we had been drunk, we would have been a hell of a lot more agreeable about the whole thing. Or, I would have been. It made sense, in theory. ‘Adults night out at the zoo!!!!’. I thought, great! I can look at animals […]

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Daily Prompt: Snippet

Snippet M: There’s, oh, goddamn it, what’s the word? D: What’s the word for what? M: You know, that word! For this crap all over the floor. D: What’s all over the floor, dear? M: Just get your lazy ass up off of the couch and come see what’s all over the floor! D: But […]

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