Fighting Words

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I knew it was time to leave before someone would uncover the artist behind my piece. I threw the empty can on the ground, and kicked it against a rock. Photograph: iStock

“Shit,” my can of spray paint had just run dry. I only had three left and this one was my last. The hot Californian sun was beating down onto my head (...)

Tears pooled in my eyes, I let them come. They flowed, as sure and as steady as the waves, as the cars. Photograph: iStock

I liked it here. The moonlight was soft, casting a calming glow around the room and the gentle hum of music slowed my thoughts. I sat by the windowsil(...)

M is for mattress a sleeping bag covered in frost. Photograph: iStock

H is for home of which I have none O is for outsider it’s what I’ve become M is for mattress a sleeping bag covered in frost E is for everything it(...)

All the children knew to stay away from the dark parts of the forest, and the strange voices that called out to them in the middle of the night when they could not sleep. Photograph: iStock

In a land, not so different from our own, there was a kingdom. It was a mighty kingdom, filled with life, riches, poverty and minstrels. And what kind(...)

Then another melancholic bar drifted through from above. Whoever was playing was good, passionate. Minor chords and slow strums were building something sorrowful, beautiful. Photograph: iStock

Dusk softening the sky, she sang to herself. A quiet hum, backed by the steady beat of drumming fingers. Rough, low, only for her ears to enjoy and sa(...)

Once upon a time there was a Cregathorus called Craig. His best friend was a llama called Giddyup. One day, his friend got dragged away by humans. Cr(...)

Have you ever seen a talking sausage? Well, I’m going to tell you a legendary story about a talking sausage named Digeridoo. It was a lovely day in (...)

One bright, early morning, Lily the dog was lying in bed. Suddenly she fell out of bed because she was having a bad dream. In her dream, black widow s(...)

Warren the Waffle is in the gym. He’s running on the treadmill and in walks Paddy the Pancake. “Where’s my maple syrup?” says Paddy the Pancake. “I (...)

Once upon a time in Miaowtopia lived MiaowKitty the Cat. MiaowKitty found sparkles that gave her all the wishes in the world. One day, Poppy the Puppy(...)

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