Empty Refrigerator, Empty Heart

TT 5.16.19

Solanj stared into the refrigerator. Bits stared back. Left over this, unused that. A memory stirred. “No love, no hate, no fear, no fate” she whispered her mantra until it passed. There was only the job. Solanj quickly shut the door and went back to cleaning her weapons.

character count 274

For Kat’s Twittering Tales

til next time ~Peace ~JPP

The Lightning Whales – a Twittering Tale

TT 5.9.19

They came without warning from clear skies. Lightning filled their mouths and like mythic beasts from ancient seas they swallowed entire cities whole. Stealing the colors from our skies, leaving a wake dullness. The millions who died that day were spared the colorless aftermath.

word count 280

For Kat’s Twittering Tales

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP

Deserted – a Twittering Tale

TT 4.17.19

The streets were deserted. The city was deserted. Tarna had passed through many places on her journey south, all the same, deserted. Tarna knew there would be few survivors of the war, still she had hoped to find someone. Tarna’s eyes fell on an old pay phone. It was ringing.

For Kat’s Twittering Tales

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP

The Ghost in the Book

TT 4.2.19

The attic was filthy and covered in cobwebs. Anna spied an old leather diary. She opened it and blew the dust off the pages. The dust swirled into a tiny tornador and suddenly a ephemeral image appeared. Anna watched a moment as it coalesced when a sound shook the rafters “BOO!”

Character count 280

For Kat’s Twittering Tales challenge

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP

The Ebony Wisps – A Twittering Tale

TT 3.26.19

The Ebony Wisps had sharp talons and needle-like teeth. They feared only one thing, birds. The children strung open cages between the buildings inviting the birds to come. The birds loved the new homes and twittered merrily away while dive bombing any Wisp that came within reach.

character count 280

For Kat’s Twittering Tales

Til next time ~Peace ~JPP