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Anna

4 Sep 2020 4 minute read 2 comments Leo_kitti

Anna met Aaron on a nice day of summer time in 1938 nearby the village river bank. She was only 9 and he was 11. Anna came from another city to this village with her family. They used to play nearby the river bank most of the days, since they met. Th...

Bloody Mary

2 Sep 2020 3 minute read 4 comments Leo_kitti

Old Man Whales was an evil man who loved money more than anything in the world, except his wife. In his lust for wealth, he supplemented his farm income by catching runaway slaves who were escaping to freedom through Indiana. Whales would chain the e...

Can't get out!

31 Aug 2020 2 minute read 4 comments Leo_kitti

Jerry was a soldier unfortunate enough to cross me, his commanding officer. He did not live to regret it. There was something very satisfying in the moment when I thrust the tip of my sword into the soldier’s heart during our duel. I watched him fall...

Bloody Hook

31 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Leo_kitti

The reports had been on the radio all day, though she hadn't paid much attention to them. Some crazy man had escaped from the state asylum. They were calling him the Hook Man since he had lost his right arm and had it replaced with a hook. He was a k...

Sycamore Trees

30 Aug 2020 2 minute read 9 comments Leo_kitti

I woke up early in the morning about 3 a.m. Something just didn’t seem right in the house. I lay there awake for a while and then decided to go downstairs to the kitchen to get a glass of water. It had been raining the night before and I could see ou...

The Gardener

30 Aug 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Catontherun

I finally did it and put up all my stuff up for sale on the local 'for sale' Facebook page.  It's unbelievable how much good stuff you can collect over the years that you never really need, but when it's gone, you need it. You had that too right? Ev...

Thandi Learns About Colours

7 Aug 2020 2 minute read 0 comments shyners

“BEEP, BEEP!”, the taxi hooted. Little Thandi rubbed the sleep from her eyes and yawned. She looked up to see her mum rushing about. Her mum stopped and looked at her small baby girl. “Good morning darling.”; she said lovingly to Thandi, giving...

Mr. Bones

5 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Leo_kitti

  He was surprised his step-daughter had asked for him and not her mother in the middle of the night. The 6-year old has barely tolerated him up for the months they had shared a home. "What's wrong? Monsters in your closet?" He asked She nod...

Tomorrow

4 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Leo_kitti

The heavens gave a cry of dissatisfaction, threatening to burst open the flood gates despite the rain that had soaked the city few hours ago. Asides from the constant thunder that roared, bringing with it flashes of electricity, all was calm, cold a...

Hunter's Chorus

30 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments Leo_kitti

The image of the Moon over the lake was constantly disturbed by the tiny ripples rising from below the surface. The endless silence irritated him. He needed something to assure him he was headed in the right direction but the only sounds that got to...