Write a cautionary fable about someone who always lies.
Posted in Adults on Oct 25, 2022
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“ The Dream of Mr. Scarab ” by Dinendra AV
It was a hot summer afternoon in June at the town of Savannohta. Savannohta is a small town that lied in the far east end of Africalia. It has a market at its centre and the roads were not so good compared to the city. With mountains blocking both the sides of the town, rain was a rare visitor to the town. All the animals were busy packing their baggage for a long vacation away from their home. Only if they dep...
“Little Billy and the Bluebird” by Kanika G
Little Billy lived in a small village in rural Scotland with his family. Little Billy’s father owned two acres of farmland on which the family cultivated barley, wheat and potatoes. Little Billy’s mother gathered wood, cooked food, washed clothes and cleaned the house each day. Little Billy and his younger sister, Sally, went to school and helped their mother and father.One day, Little Billy’s father fell sick. He called Little Billy to his bedside.“Billy, my boy, I need you to go to town tomo...
“Fox” by Amany Sayed
Perhaps if all life was completely unable to tell a lie, we could learn to live with the truth.Alas, we can all easily mislead others from the truth, therefore leading us to be accustomed to using lies to benefit ourselves, often but not always hurting others on the path. Lies start out simple, and they spiral. If you are not careful, they boomerang back into your face and hurt you. If you are careful, you can end up saving yourself from numerous amounts of troubles. You could lie and say y...
“Project Ignite (Arlyn and Violet)” by Creed .
Here it is, ya'll! Thank you for sticking by through all of these!___________Sulien, Lighterdome. Project Ignite, day nine.Devoire, Arlyn.Female.Age: 18.Threat level: 2.3.Retrieving patient in one hour...____________Arlyn allowed her mind to drift into her grieved past as she stroked Phoenix’s silky fur.Her father’s back, turned on his family. He left them.
“Sidero’s Abyss” by Ashlyn Marie
Harwell, a red panda, worked as an accountant in the city of Tulsa, and animals often nodded approvingly when he informed them of this. They, similarly to him, understood the practicality of clear analyses. He still kept to himself in the structured town, though, and isolation left him content, not lonely as creatures often liked to falsify. Indeed, the solitary routine of traveling to Tulsa Bank, analyzing and snacking,...
“Hippity, Hippity, Hop” by Daniel R. Hayes
With the rising sun, the morning dew sparkled like fairy dust in the small town of Hinton, Virginia. Floyd Webster’s shoes were damp and muddy as he ran through an open field like a wild man who had just lost his mind. It didn’t bother him one bit that he scared the cattle into a running stampede. He loved to cause a ruckus everywhere he went. After all, what else was there to do in a small county town? Floyd’s father - ...
“The Snake With a Plan” by Trina Ann Pion 🍀🌹🍀
Thousands of years before humans controlled this planet, snakes ruled the land. They had the same green-colored armor, with their tongues whole and eight long, lean legs which made them hard to escape from, especially if one was caught in its death grip or bitten with its sharp, venomous fangs. Known as the most dangerous of creatures, the snakes wore their power like a king wore his crown. Not only were they da...
“The Names of the Game” by Kathleen March
Just to make things clear: I do not tell the truth. Not now, anyway. I am unable to. If you run into me somewhere, just be aware of this: I will lie to you. Don't take it personally, please. I wasn’t always a liar, you know. Well, maybe you don't know, but I'm telling you lying's not my style, so you'll probably believe me. Probably. Most people are incapable of admitting they are megalo...
“Removed From Office” by Joshua G. J. Insole
Hanley Norris feared it might come back to bite him in the ass, but he never thought it would be in a literal sense.No matter how many skeletons he stuffed into his closet, a part of him clung to the belief that he’d never get found out. At some point, the house of cards should have collapsed, but it didn’t. So, he stacked the layers, higher and higher. Until the worry that it’d fall abated. And thus grew the ridiculous notion that he might be invincible after all.Hell, he thought as he swiped ...
“The Donkey & the Dating App ” by H Bolton
There once was a groundhog named Gloria. She had an internet date over lunch at The Watering Hole, the hippest drinks establishment in town. Most animals had to wait in line to get a sip at the Hole. Her date was with a horse named Jack and they had met on Mating Call, an app where animals swipe up or down based on potential suitor’s photos. Cautiously, she opened the door of the bar and poked her black ...
“Queen Fib's Lies” by Svara Narasiah
Lies are powerful things. They can make you or break you, but whatever the result, they are not the truth. Every human on earth has lied at least ten times. How could you not? Sometimes lying is instinctive, and you do it before really thinking about what you're saying. That's OKAY, it happens. But sometimes lies can spin out of control, and they come in a flood, one after the other, until you'r...
“The Homecoming Jester” by Sebastian Ehlke
Once upon a time, in a land “that is like, actually the worst place in the world”, a congealed mess of odors swept through the commons. The lunch ladies insisted this came from their passionate work in the kitchen. They also maintained that this ‘ungodly stench’, as the students called it, actually smelled good. The students only agreed with the lunch ladies on one of these points. The FDA agreed with neither, classify...
“Trickster” by LeighAnne Ferreol
A long time ago, deep in the old forest, there was a small village. The villagers lived a simple life. The men set off in the early morning to do their daily labors, the women stayed home to cook and clean, and the children spent their days playing and exploring the forest. Though many of the villagers were quite content with their simple lives, one was not. Young Hans was a boy of only ten. Though his...
“THE FABLE OF LIE” by Opher 51 2022 REYES
Have you at any point been compelled to lie to escape inconvenience and afterward heaped on significantly more crazy lies until you were squashed under your very own Jenga pinnacle duplicity? All things considered, regardless of how botched your life is, realize that you're composed contrasted with the one-man Coen siblings film who was Donald Crowhurst. In 1968, exhausted by all the free love and simple...
“The Monster Inside of Me” by Emma Louise
Content warning: this piece discusses mature themes of mental illness and negative self-talk with language. Beep! Beep! Beep!My alarm sounds like a disappointed child throwing a tantrum, or maybe the ominous wailing of a siren. There is definitely screaming involved, somehow.I don't open my eyes as my arm leaves my comforter and searches blindly for the accountability that is my alarm clock in hopes of silencing it. I should get up, I think, get dressed and be on time, for once<...
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