Copyright-Claire Fuller


Copyright-Claire Fuller




I rubbed the piece of plaster, laid out the tools and headed to bed for an early start on my project.

The next morning I opened the door and stared. My block of plaster had two heads carved on it. On the side was a heart. I started to cry and Nicky said, “Don’t cry Cassie I made the two of us so we will never be separated.”

“Oh, Nicky.” Nicky is my twin, but he was damaged during birth and in his mind he thinks he can keep us together by making a double bust of us.


The prompt this week comes twice from Claire Fuller; both photo and artwork.



About Tessa

Teresa (Tessa) Smeigh is now in her 60's and still going strong despite her disabilities affecting both physical and mental abilities. She has bipolar disorder (mental), Fibromyalgia (nerves), degenerative disc disease (spine), and arthritis (joints). Despite that she is active in Mental Health Advocating, writing for (volunteer for non-profit) and has 5 blog posts already published by them. She is also working on 2 fiction books (mysteries). She keeps her blog filled with useful content, daily devotionals (She is a Christian), stories and poems. Plenty to keep you busy. She has also been interviewed by blogs and had other posts published on many different blogs. She has 3 blogs so far and and She is from Deptford, NJ. Her family and blogs keep her busy.
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14 Responses to Twins

  1. deanabo says:

    Such a sad, sweet story.


  2. Aaaaawww, what a sweet thing for him to do, although I’m sure there was a large part of her that felt bad that he ruined her project.



  3. Sounds like while Nicky’s damaged he’s got some talent. A savant maybe? Nice one.


  4. Joe Owens says:

    For Nicky the truth is simple. He wants to know he can always have his sister close. Very touching idea for the post.


  5. jannatwrites says:

    How sweet, but sad at the same time. If only it were that simple 🙂


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