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99 words prompt #3

“Who want avocado?” I asked one day.
My husband smiled. I already expected it when he joked, “Ah that tasteless fruit?”
I used to have friendly banter with him about it. Avocado is one of my favorite fruits. I won’t let anyone make fun of it. However, today I only made a face…

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Special Sunday

Makulit is a Tagalog word for bothersome. But unlike bothersome, makulit is use with endearment for friends and family. Simon over at Penning Thoughts is…

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Word challenge: Pique

You know the feeling when everything seems meaningless? Have you ever felt it?

I’m a healthy nineteen-year-old boy, wait, a handsome nineteen-year-old Filipino man, hehe, and that’s exactly what I was feeling when a chicken gave me “the look” I’m not joking!

I was sitting on the park bench watching people skittering from each other and give that awkward smile. Social distancing has made a lot of people paranoid, even a loner like me want to cringe at how uncomfortable everyone…

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Tonight and forever
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Tonight and forever

I’ve always look at the brightness of the sun, watching it rise and set on the horizon with satisfaction, yet tonight with her beside me, her…

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Under the Mask

Anywhere he goes, people step aside. Parting like an ocean giving way to the king. Except he’s not treated with kindness. Because he’s always covered in cut and bruises.

“They should put that delinquent to jail,” said one of the women to her friend.

“Yes, he give this neighborhood a bad name.”

Yes, just like that everyone judged him, they hate how he wore those signs of beating like a badge, annoyed that he still walks with…

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99 words prompt #2

When I was a little girl, my grandfather told me, “Jen, remember there’s a spirit within everything,” he stretched his wrinkled fingers toward the mountains. “Even the grass and the trees got spirits, so be kind toward them. They will never fail you.”
Because grandpa was my favorite, I listened and treated everything with care. It was during my teens when I got lost in the forest with my sister. I heard a soft voice “this way.”

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99 words prompt

The first time the government implemented lockdown, I thought this will be over soon. But many months later we’re still stuck at home. Worse, we receive news that Reyna, the loving mother, grandma, and mother-in-law passed away in her sleep…

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Something More

I have no idea if he ever felt the same, but at some point, I’ve grown out from being a childhood friend into wanting something…

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Te Quiero - short story fiction
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Te Quiero

A mere stripper such as myself is just a little better than a prostitute. I take that back. People don’t see a difference between me…

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Just call me Angel

Juice Newton’s Angel Of The Morning was the first music she heard the moment she turned on the radio. Her hand shook. Tears flow in…

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Ask Me

She’s like the wind. You can feel her. She will touch you. But like the wind, no one can keep her. She’s a free spirit…

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Perfect moments

He always had a camera at hand. But my favorite shots are those that captured the moment perfectly, moments when nothing special happens, yet so…

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