Ragtag Daily Prompt

Hope at the edge of the abyss

My life has been tough for the last 25 years. I was young, and at the peak of my career as a journalist, a job I adore, when all began….

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hold your breath

Over here in Spain, the excitement of Christmas is coming in the next days to one of its highest peaks. The children are expecting with anxiety the arrival of the…

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Christmas story

Clank, clank, clank…, the big billboard sounded dangerously battered by the cold wind. I was trying to reach my house at Second Ave with 79th Street. The metallic sound made…

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Christmas Chimney

Here in Spain, the tradition says that the Magi are the ones who bring the presents to the kids in Epiphany, January 6th. But that is too late, and the…

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charitable

A young man is motionless, sitting on a bench, his head down to his knees, not caring about the people passing by. He is not begging. He has not a…

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Advent Calendar

For the ones who celebrate Christmas, today begins the Advent Calendar. It’s the time of preparation for the big feast of December 25th. When we were kids, we had an…

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Winter

It’s slowly invading my life. It’s hard to admit it. I can feel it in my bones. I can’t run, I can’t jump, I can’t walk without help, I even…

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Regret

I regret having spent a lot of time working and not have had more quality time with my family. My life has been marked by long days working until late…

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Fungi with caution

I found this enormous fungus growing next to a very shady and wet path in a forest near Bilbao. I don’t know what species is it but I didn’t investigate….

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