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Exercising the craft—September 19, 2022

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Tell the Truth Day—For one day of the year, humans are incapable of lying. This year everyone is required to make a 60-second video where they answer the question, “What is your deepest, darkest secret?” ***** In past years, Truth Day used to be easy to work around. My friends… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 19, 2022

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Exercising the craft—September 12, 2022

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: Write a poem or a piece of prose in exactly 61 words using the word “bandage.” https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/category/weekend-writing-prompt/ ***** The knife sliced the tip of Keisha’s finger before hitting the cheese. Pain made her gasp a beat later. She put pressure with her thumb, digging through a drawer for a bandage.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 12, 2022

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Exercising the craft—September 5, 2022

By Ekta R. Garg Prompt: I still dream about the bomb. ***** I still dream about the bomb. I dream about how it landed and obliterated everything: backbiting; gaslighting. Gossip; betrayal. All of the sins man has committed against humanity since the beginning of time. Did I commit murder when I dropped the bomb? No.… Continue reading Exercising the craft—September 5, 2022