Tag Archives: imagination

Missing … – Flash Fiction – June 30, 2016

Missing …. Boots, bibs and straw hats, among other things, were what she was searching for in the antique shop.    She’d found a baseball bat, a ball, hippy beads and a guitar from the sixties – records, a mug … bits … Continue reading

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Monday Power Short – May 2, 2016

    The Romantic Mini-Holiday Bobbing in the boat at dawn Mary yawned.  She remembered all his talk about a romantic mini holiday to Lake Garda.  She’d looked at the brochures he’d brought home and absorbed countless on-line videos.  She’d imagined walks along tree-shaded beached, … Continue reading

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A walk in snow – haibun – March 30, 2016

Down and down into the snow … or was it snow?  Could it be cotton-wool, maybe something else. I really couldn’t be sure, the stuff wasn’t viscus … nor particularly sticky.  On the other hand, it wasn’t really cold either. … Continue reading

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Kitsune and the Frog – Fairy Tales – January 23, 2016

“Grandma, before I go to bed, tell me why you have that stone frog praying near the fish pond.” the little boy said, trying to prolong having to go to bed. And his Grandmother replied: One day the beautiful but impertinent … Continue reading

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Snow Dreams – Short Fiction – January 18, 2016

There’s something mystical in the first snow fall of the year. A special quality of silence, Janice thought,  one could almost hear the snowflakes fall. She’d arrived early and was waiting for the night shift to get off.  Listening to classical music, she began to day-dream. She … Continue reading

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A Voyage – Flash Fiction – January 18, 2016

  Riding down a country road, the snow lays even and crisp, the trees laced in fairy ice and a soft piece of music plays on the radio. There’s no pressing schedule, just being together is enough, we’ve nothing to … Continue reading

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Mountain Walking – Haibun – January 15, 2016

to the olive grove ten minutes as a crow flies fond memories When you’re fit climbing up the side of a mountain is paradise.  The very air seems to help you up, your heart of course increases its beat and … Continue reading

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