Six Word Stories

A quickie from me today. Thanks for the inspiration Booklover2013! Hedgehog invaded ant’s nest, chaos ensued. 🦔😱   Gliding through the water, lightning struck. 🏊🏾🌩️   Koala dropped the last eucalyptus leaf. 🐨😨   Koalas beware; Lotta’s in New Zealand! 🐨🇳🇿 I loved...
Writing Realities

Writing Realities

Paper for children is like a mirror They see themselves in it They make faces in it They see things they wouldn’t otherwise see They make it reflect They hold it up to others But through their years at school The mirror is warped The mirror is cracked The mirror...
Scenes From A 4th Floor Balcony

Scenes From A 4th Floor Balcony

The Heron roars by my 4th floor balcony. I just glance up in time to see it. I swear I hear its body cutting through the air and its wings beating Pterodactyl-like. With a sagging neck bulge, it vanishes between the brick towers Down by the concrete slipway, where the...

#247 Challenge: National Writing Day

A Tail I wrote this 24-word story in response to the National Writing Day #247 Competition, alongside the other members of The John Roan Creative Writing Club.  You can read my reflection on my first attempt and find out what inspired me here. I was determined to...
Hope

Hope

Hope is the moment you open the fridge door. It’s turning into the next aisle in the supermarket when you’ve lost your Mum. Your brother’s old bike you know he’s outgrown. Hope is waiting for the pound you’ve dropped to land on the pier boardwalk. It’s the red sky at...