Prompt 27/300

Prompt: Have you ever had the rotten experience of having to put a pet down?   Curse you, prompt. It was late last night when I cracked open my 300 Prompts journal and found this was my next writing prompt. It's never easy to lose a pet, even something as small as a fish. I've …

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Day 128

Prompt: pets.         We creep through the woods, my heart racing and pounding in my ears. I stop, standing at the edge, knowing that one more step will bring me face-to-face with whatever might remain of my home village. I take a shaky breath, Emilia's hand on my shoulder. I'm with you, …

Day 127

Prompt: pets.   The couch is cold as I sink into it, pulling a blanket over me as I crack open a book: Fish Preferred by P.G. Wodehouse. I marvel at the language, at his light tone, reading it as if this is the first time instead of the hundredth. I'm half a chapter in when …

Day 125

Prompt: pets.   Sighing, I check the clock. 5:35 pm. Another late night. I shut down my computer and pack up my back, stretching a kink from my back. I see a few scattered lights down the hall as I shut my office door and head downstairs to leave. At least I'm not the only …