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The Right Ingredient

"Why this sign?" Helga asked,"why not simply: 'Do Not Enter'?" "This sign will pique curiosity, speed up the heart rate and flood the body with adrenaline," Gordo replied....... Finish the story in Tales in Teacups ©Vivian Zems Friday Fiction with Rochelle... Continue Reading →


Sweet ‘n Sour Revenge

"Just one bullet. That's all I need," chuckled Mark as he took another swig of brandy. Since making the decision to kill himself, he'd planned on how to take down his oppressors at the same time. No spraying-bullets-at-the-office scene... Finish... Continue Reading →

Will You Marry Me?

Kelly Simmons walked to the edge of the lake, right hand clutching a coin. With a deep breath she hurled it in and shut her eyes...... Finish the story in Tales in Teacups ©Vivian Zems Friday Fiction with Rochelle Image by... Continue Reading →

The KO

Amy watched Petra circle her opponent. From her vantage point, Amy thought Petra seemed off her game, somehow. A swift move...Crack! ...Petra's head snapped back and she was on the ropes........  Finish the story in Tales in Teacups ©Vivian Zems Friday... Continue Reading →

A Doorbell Rings

Squaring shoulders, Peter tried, "Hi! I'm your son." No that was too direct. "Hello sir, did you know Madeline Hoffman? "......... Finish the story in Tales in Teacups ©Vivian Zems Friday Fiction with Rochelle Image by Dale Rogerson

I Am Many

I was born in one place, grew up in another and now live in another. And yet, I'm of- again- another. Where does that leave me? What memories do I dredge up when thinking of my hometown? I'll tell you-... Continue Reading →

The Trees Have Eyes

Eli wiped his brow and surveyed the remnants of wood. They would have to wait until tomorrow. Trudging home along the bank of trees, he wondered idly at the newly hewned earth that lined his path. Had someone been digging?... Continue Reading →

Dream Home

There was a time when the sight of a building such as this, would give me a thrill. What I'd see was ... Finish the story in Tales in Teacups ©Vivian Zems Friday Fictioneers with Rochelle Image by Sandra Cook  

Freedom is Never Free

I love this quote by the late Maya Angelou. History is littered with the martyrdom of heroes fighting for freedom. As the saying goes, 'you have to crack a few eggs to make an omelette.' And the fight still goes on.... Continue Reading →

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