Southwesterly (156 Words) There was no doubt the wind was right. It was a strong southwesterly. Even so, Marina’s hand clenched on the tiller. “You’re crazy!” she said. “There’s no way we can do this!”
Category Archives: Fantasy
Where is the Daily Prompt?
Where is the Daily Prompt? Wallie and I have quite enjoyed using the Daily Post’s Daily Prompt to come up with ideas for our blog. But for the last four days the Daily Prompt has been gone!
Taking a Stand
Taking a Stand (99 Words) True, Aunt Cecily was older, but that didn’t necessarily make her wise. Emmy knew she was dead wrong. The hard part was saying so.
Little Light The lights were beautiful. Every year the clan gathered to see them, the mysterious glowing orbs that some said were the souls of the departed communing with them like angels. Grayse found Peepa at the top of their favorite tree. She panted as she climbed, scolding the little bird under her breath.
Of Dogs and Gremlins (178 Words) It was a strange kind of castle to be hiding a princess in. It didn’t look very big. The general shape was square and solid, with four windows, a window on each wall, set very high on the ramparts. “Are you sure we’re at the right castle?” asked Mr.Continue reading “Dog Alarm”
JOB: A FAIRY TALE OF GOD, SATAN, AND US
Once upon a time, there was a man called Job. And one day, Job bought a lottery ticket. Now, Job did not do this thing because he was a lazy or a greedy man. Job simply felt, as many do, that he should be provided for without having to labor and earn his breadContinue reading “JOB: A FAIRY TALE OF GOD, SATAN, AND US”
Shadow of an Imp
Shadow of an Imp It was me and wasn’t me And if not me what could it be?
Mr. Rat and Lady Moth
Mr. Rat and Lady Moth Said Mr. Rat to Lady Moth “My Lady Moth, pray don’t be wroth— Well do I know I am below Thy fair and free society— Yet of your wingèd majesty There is one thing I beg of thee; One plea I tender for my life— I beg that you willContinue reading “Mr. Rat and Lady Moth”
Home is Where–
Home Is Where– (99 Words) The house behind them looked small. As they rounded the hill it vanished entirely from view as if it had never even been there. “Will you miss it?”
The Odd (139 Words) “I face odds well enough,” she said, “when they’re easy.” “Ah,” said he. “And am I easy?” “Are you odd?” They glared at each other. It was a humored glare, the irritation and resistance mixed with a joining humor.