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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1067: Bucket of Sweat

The heat is here. It reaches and it permeates and it makes itself a nuisance, but there are worse things out there. I hope for a breeze and I hope that it comes sooner rather than later. I hope that … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 171: Struck by an Idea

Time passes on by and slowly things drift away as new things drift closer. However, that is not what this is about. What I am doing is trying to get under a certain amount of time as there is little … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1057: Where Ideas Congregate

Alright, so where was I? There is a place where ideas congregate and they have meetings and work things out before they need to go about their merry way to wherever they need to be after the fact. It is … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1042: Passed on by

The day passes on by and the sun sets over another series of buildings that compromise a city and the day passes as it always has. The mundane and the banal reign supreme and it all seems to drift on … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 167: House Must Expand

It is morning and it has rained and it will rain again. However, none of that matters right now. In fact, one might say that there is little that matters, though of course I am talking about what is confined … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 158: Get the Day Back

Alright, so I’m now here and once more it is evening and it would be apparent that I’ve let the day get away from me. This is not something that I had hoped for or even planned. However, it did … Continue reading

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One Thousand Word Challenge 155: Real Light

It had been a long time since they saw real light. Sure, there were lights that were turned off and on from the odd occasion, but real light, that’s what they craved. That’s what they wanted to see. For too … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1027: The Barrel

Well, it’s time to squeeze out another of those things where I ramble at length about something. Maybe I’ll go on about fish this time around, but I have a desire to write about chicken again, but perhaps that should … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1026: Long Morning

It was a long morning, though it seemed to not be the case. It was a long morning that was moving at an accelerated pace, which normally implies that some sort of thing was getting done and was getting done … Continue reading

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Five-Hundred Word Challenge 1024: Creatures of the Night

The sun set on an open land and once it had set the open land was for the taking. The creatures of the night, once at rest, came out and decided to play. Those of the day needed to make … Continue reading

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