Little Mouse Goes West (99 words) Once upon a whisker, there was a cowboy who bumped into luck and fell down hard. It was the kind of fall you don’t get up from easily. Mouse, who had followed the cowboy’s dust for miles, didn’t like it at all.
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Spotlight (99 Words) This was it. The moment she had been waiting for. Grace stood looking into the mirror. Her hair was brushed. Her lips were painted. It was a picture-perfect reflection. In the next room she could hear the other band members laughing, teasing. It seemed like an impossible dream that they had gottenContinue reading “Spotlight”
Shadow of an Imp
Shadow of an Imp It was me and wasn’t me And if not me what could it be?
Never Buy an Online Restaurant
Never Buy an Online Restaurant (148 Words) It seemed like a deal too good to be true. Mick’s dreams of running his own restaurant seemed so immediate and so real that he closed the deal on Ebay and dropped out of school. He thought twice too late. The “restaurant” had clearly not been used forContinue reading “Never Buy an Online Restaurant”
It’s More Than a Doodle
It’s More Than a Doodle (180 Words) To be honest, Ms. Dailie always thought he was cheating, but the truth of the matter was Jim just couldn’t believe his eyes. He followed the motion of Sally’s pencil. He always knew that with a name like Sally she couldn’t be normal. During their math exam, heContinue reading “It’s More Than a Doodle”
The Three Sisters
The Three Sisters (152 Words) Once upon a time there were three brothers who lived with their parents in the midst of a vast forest. If there were any other people in the forest, they knew nothing of them, for they found no trails other than those they themselves had blazed, and they found noContinue reading “The Three Sisters”
Music, Sort of. A Synthetic Solution.
Originally posted on azariahkribbs.com:
While I’m waiting for “The Three Sisters” to come out tomorrow . . . Back in 1972, on their first album after CSNY split, Graham Nash knocked off a little ditty called “Blacknotes,” released on the album Graham Nash David Crosby. At only 58 seconds, the tune barely had time…
Animal Eyes (24 Words) There is something about looking into the eyes of animal.
Goblin Burial and Museum Souvenirs
Goblin Burial and Museum Souvenirs (138 Words) “That’s not how we bury our dead in Chormat-Dor.” Anna looked down at the souvenirs from a visit to the museum, small-scale replicas of Egyptian mummies. She glanced at her companion, blue-lipped and red-eyed. “Really?” she said, uneasily.
Treasure Maps and Puffins
Treasure Maps and Puffins (39 Words) Birds are very good at reading maps and this pair of puffins was no different. They followed the treasure map to the illustrated cover without any trouble at all.