A Day in Nature

The sky was a deep blue,
the sun was a bright orange,
and the grass was a beautiful green.

We went on a lovely traipse
through the woods and the fields,
and we couldn’t have asked for a better day.

The fresh air was invigorating,
the scenery was gorgeous,
and we just had the best time.

We laughed, we joked, we sang,
and we just enjoyed each other’s company.

It was the perfect day for a traipse,
and we’ll never forget it.

Ragtag Daily Prompt-Skull

Darkness Falls

The sound of shattering glass woke her from a deep sleep. groggily, she got up, trying to orient herself in the dark. She could make out the broken window and the shards of glass strewn across the floor. And then she saw it. Lying in the middle of the room, its blank eyes staring up at her, was a human skull.

She let out a scream and stumbled backwards, tripping over a chair and landing hard on the floor. The skull seemed to mock her from its place on the ground, its grin seeming wider than before. She scrambled to her feet and ran for the door, her heart pounding in her chest.

She didn’t know what was going on, but she knew she had to get out of there. She didn’t know who had left the skull in her room, but she had a feeling that they were watching her. She could feel their eyes on her as she fled the scene, the skull’s grin burned into her mind.

The Daily Spur-Eavesdrop


Lydia had always been a nosy person. She loved to eavesdrop on other people’s conversations, even if she wasn’t supposed to. It was how she got her information. And she was good at it too. Lydia had been eavesdropping on conversations for as long as she could remember.

But there was one conversation that she wished she had never overheard. It was a conversation between her parents. And what she heard changed everything.

The Enigmatic Blonde and the Mysterious Case

Once upon a time in the small town of Riverton, there lived a private detective named Ethan Blackwood. Known for his sharp mind and ability to crack the toughest cases, Ethan was sought after by clients from all walks of life. One sunny morning, a blonde woman in her thirties, dressed in a chic coat and oversized sunglasses, walked into Ethan’s office, seeking his assistance. Intrigued by her aura of mystery, he invited her to sit down.

The blonde introduced herself as Amelia Reed, a renowned actress from the nearby city. She explained that she had received several threatening letters, leaving her feeling unsafe and vulnerable. Amelia had already reported the incidents to the local police but had grown dissatisfied with the lack of progress in the investigation. Determined to find the culprit, Ethan gladly accepted the case.

As they delved deeper into the matter, Ethan realized that there was more to Amelia’s situation than just random letters. He noticed her inquiring eyes always darting around, as if she were hiding something. Curiosity piqued, he decided to dig deeper into her past, suspecting a connection.

On a rainy evening, Ethan discovered an old newspaper article about a blonde actress named Emily Turner, who had mysteriously disappeared ten years ago. Unable to ignore the uncanny resemblance between the two women, he called Amelia to meet at a cafe he often frequented, hoping to unravel the truth once and for all.

As they sat face-to-face, Ethan finally confronted Amelia. He revealed what he had discovered about her past, expecting an explanation. Tears welled up in Amelia’s eyes as she removed her sunglasses, exposing vulnerability and fear. She confessed that she was indeed Emily Turner and had changed her identity after receiving death threats during her previous acting career.

Emily pleaded with Ethan to help her find the person responsible for the threats, as they had now resumed after a decade. Determined to bring justice to Emily and finally lay the case to rest, Ethan formed a secret investigation team of his most trusted associates.

Days turned into weeks as the team tirelessly scoured through old clues, interviewed former colleagues, and analyzed handwriting samples. Finally, they discovered a lead that pointed towards a jealous former co-star of Emily’s, who believed she had stolen her break-out role.

In a tense showdown, Ethan confronted the suspect and presented irrefutable evidence against her. With her guilt exposed, the disgruntled ex-co-star revealed her motive and confessed to the threats, hoping to ruin Emily’s career and tarnish her reputation.

As Emily and Ethan sat in his office, basking in the relief of having closed the case, they found solace in their unique connection. Bound together by their shared experience, they formed an unexpected friendship. Emily, no longer the enigmatic blonde, could finally find peace, thanks to Ethan’s perseverance and unwavering dedication to the truth.