3LineTales: 127 – 136

three line tales week 136: camping

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Bleak

 

Life had been bleak for years. She stepped forward. And she wondered what to do next.

 

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three line tales, week 135: students in the New York Public Library

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Rush

 

Books, books, glorious books. He rushed into the library to find just the one which could save his life. The one with the mysterious code.

 

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three line tales, week 134: a mysterious water gateway

 

The Cave

 

The cave was filled with fire. Some thought it was hell but when they arrived it turned out to be heaven. Plot twist!

 

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three line tales, week 133: two lion cubs staring at you like you're lunch

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Sisters

 

“Come along Daisy and we’ll be safe of the poachers.”, Anna said softly to her younger sister.

“Anna, I’m scared.”, Daisy said, trembling, but doing as her older sister directed.

It was just another regular morning for the two young cubs.

 

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Memory

 

She thinks that one day she will take a trip to the beach again. Since she has got older her memories of those long ago days at the beach have become hazy. Alas, she does her gardening and remembers and hopes.

 

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three line tales week 131: take my hand

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She Works Hard For The Money

 

She had to make this work after leaving Ireland and subsequently college in the States. Not blessed with money, she was now relying on her modelling. She could always be found looking up new opportunities on the internet and doing as many gigs as she could throughout the week in the hope that one day all this might pay off big time.

 

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three line tales week 130: acrylic paints

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Art From The Heart

 

Looking at his art supplies, he wondered what he was painting. He had took his brother’s advice: surrender to the feelings inside and had painted his scrambled mind symbolising his long-term depression. The piece sold the following week for his highest pay cheque yet.

 

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three line tales, week 129: a friendly robot – or is he up to something sinister?

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The Intellectual

 

“He’s useless! He doesn’t work!”, shouted the robot’s creator. So he left him in the storeroom hoping tomorrow was a new day in innovation. Each night the robot surfed the internet and gained knowledge after knowledge but he refused to show it in the day for fear of exploitation.

 

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three line tales, week 128: a golden person

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Big Reveal

 

Every day he worked to turn himself into a golden work of art. Tiredlessly working towards the day the world would see the big reveal. When ready, he took to YouTube.

 

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three line tales week 127: a desert

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When Stuck In The Desert

 

Out in the desert Victoria took the weight off her feet and her wife Aine slumped down beside her on the log.

“Aine, if we ever get out of here, let’s choose a city location for our next holiday.”, Victoria said.

Aine agreed but then said, “What’s that sound?” and they both looked in the direction of the large lion coming their way.

 

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Three Line Tales – All At Sea

three line tales, week 126: a tall ship on the liffey at sunrise

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Every day she waited at the store for the return of the sailor who had stolen her heart. Eventually she gave up thinking he didn’t love her and had found another girl. What she didn’t know was he had drown at sea on his way back to her.

 

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Three Line Tales – Mary & Maggie

 

 

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The midnight hour was approaching and Mary met her love of thirty years Maggie as the heart balloon exploded into the sky. She got down on one knee and asked her love to marry her on May 23rd 2015 in Kilkenny, the Republic of Ireland. Oh by the way, she said yes!

 

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Three Line Tales – Open Door?

three line tales, week 124: two colourful doors that lead to ...

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When one door closes, another one opens, thought April. She checked both doors and neither opened. That’s when she turned around and the zombies prepared for their feast.

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Three Line Tales – The Plane To America

three line tales, week 123: a strange reflection in a puddle

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He watched as the plane overhead flew his ex-boyfriend back to America. He hadn’t really wanted to let him go but he felt it was the right thing to stay here in Dublin with his husband. They had been too long together he felt for him to just leave him but his heart ached and he hoped in the future the pain might disappear.

 

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Three Line Tales – Boat Trip

three line tales, week 122: a canal, boats and colourful houses

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She was waiting for her by the boats, a glass of champagne in each hand. She handed her one of the glasses as she stepped onto the boat. They shared a kiss as the sun shone down before setting off along the river.

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Three Line Tales – Yes For Freedom

three line tales, week 121: together for yes

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Marie sobbed when she heard Yes had been voted in the Republic of Ireland’s Abortion Referendum. She remembered the struggles of going to England to abort her baby who was going to die after birth in any case. Now no other pregnant person would ever go through what she did and it made her heart swell with happiness and pride.

 

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Three Line Tales – Future

three line tales week 120: a ballerina in a dark underpass

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Kate lived in a working-class neighbourhood and she had many people to avoid when she threw on her ballet dress and did her secret training under the bridge. Graffiti decorated the walls and as she danced she wondered how she could ever change her parents’ minds that ballet dancing wasn’t “above her station”. She lived with thoughts of an unknown future but in these moments she was free.

 

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Three Line Tales – Building Bridges With Stones

three line tales week 119: colourful rocks in the desert

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It had took three months to complete as children from various backgrounds painted the various stones in their schools with the idea to raise funds via admission fee to see the stones for children in the third world. Twenty years later, the stones still stood there and Hannah who had benefited from the idea getting an education she thought she could never have and becoming a college professor arrived to see the artwork. There she met one of the young girls, now a woman who had been a part of painting an orange stone with her school and they went for coffee becoming firm friends and having a friendship that surpassed background, nationality and culture.

 

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Three Line Tales – Dinner

three line tales, week 118: a grey reef shark

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I was ready to attack, thought Jitterbug. It is within my sights, helpless, unable to get away and it shall be dinner. I do love a bit of seaweed of a quiet Sunday evening I must admit.

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