Twittering Tales — The Blinding Light

53B466DE-0E9D-431C-9149-A978B10F9E5E Chilled to the bone, he started to gather branches from the warehouse floor to use as kindling to build a fire. When a blinding light shown down directly upon him from a high window, he thought it was a godsend. But it was a beam from an alien ship and he was instantly vaporized.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Michael Gaida @ Pixabay.com

Twittering Tales — Bad Karma

A9DE5C0D-7F13-4A3F-AEDC-2699EE247C6B “I don’t think I want to do this,” Al said.

“But it’s our Halloween tradition,” Ed said. “We pick a cemetery and tip the tombstones.”

“Did you read the dates on these? 1858, 1863. They’re really old. It just doesn’t seem right. It’s bad karma.”

“And karma’s a bitch, right?”

“Right!”

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Kalhh at Pixabay.com.

Twittering Tales — Six Minutes

Tim sat at his desk watching the digital minutes slowly tick by on his computer screen. He grew impatient, nervously clicking the tip of the pen in his right hand. In just six minutes the whole world would finally see what he was capable of. He would show them. They’ll be sorry.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Pexels at Pixabay.com

Twittering Tales — Inspiration Wall

1E0EBFD7-3E2E-4323-83B6-BC541C874B33 It was her inspiration wall. Whenever she went to a curio shop or an antiques fair, which was quite often, she would buy wooden plaques with inspirational sayings on them. She would pour herself a glass of wine, sit opposite her wall, wonder why she felt so uninspired, and cry.

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Written for today’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: Mikechie Esparagoza at Pexels.com.

Twittering Tales — Watching the Universe

919C79D1-F791-4BF5-98EA-49C6401201D2 “This is the Gran Telescopio Canarias, the largest telescope on earth,” the tour guide said.

“What are those men looking at?” a boy asked.

“They’re astronomers. They’re looking at the universe.”

Looking at a monitor, the boy said, “No, they’re watching Stranger Things on Netflix.”

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. Photo credit: noelsch at Pixabay.com.