Twittering Tales — The Collection

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Every month at this time, Kay carried an armload of books to Donna, who had been housebound since the accident. Donna’s only pleasure in life was reading the books Kay brought her each month, and she was so disappointed when Kay told her that her family would soon be moving away.

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

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Twittering Tales — Too Damn Cold For Romance

93554D38-A227-4586-9E85-EABDCDA107D5It was quite a romantic gesture on his part. He reserved one of those hansom cabs. It’s a horse-drawn carriage thing that they have at Central Park. It was a sweet thing for him to do, but it was so damn cold that I was freezing my ass off. That sorta took the romance out of it.

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

Twittering Tales — Piano Man

It had been quite a while since Edgar had last sat at the piano and, as he liked to say, tickled the ivories.

He regarded his arthritic fingers and wondered if they could still work well enough to play a piece.

Every stroke hurt, but it was, indeed, music to his ears.

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

Twittering Tales — Going Away

DFD58887-073D-4F46-BAF0-E7C05D3546CCThe old man signaled to his friend on shore that he was safely aboard the ferry.

His wife had passed two months earlier and he knew it was time to leave behind the many memories of her that haunted his dreams.

Other than away, though, he didn’t know where he was going.

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Written for this week’s Twittering Tales prompt from Kat Myrman. (Note that Twitter has increased the character count for tweets from 140 to 280.)

Image: SkittersPhotos at Pixabay.com