Voices

During a car ride: Grey: This is a bad idea. It'll wreck everything! At any age it’s rare to find someone who is this compatible. But at yours, it’s next to impossible. God only knows why the age difference didn’t deter him! White: Because he’s not ageist! Grey (Ignoring the interruption, continues): It was fun... Continue Reading →

The Missing Boy

Reading Time: 5 minutes Serene ambience of the courtyard cafe was punctured, all of a sudden, by horrific screams as people took cover beneath the tables while shots rang. Pop, pop, pop.  Cursing, I fell to the floor. As disbelief began choking my senses, I found my thoughts going round and round the same loopy... Continue Reading →

Stains

Bourbon spilled wood that decorates the bones of these lowly places you avoid, knows how many tears I've been leaving behind. Mascara has been running unchecked, while the glass has painstakingly memorized the weak grasp of my cold trembling hands, traced the tremors of my mumbling lips. I let them fall - the angry tears -unabashedly letting anyone see through the rift... Continue Reading →

Word Prompt Story

Here's my take on a pretty stingy word limit of just, and I mean just, 33 words for a conversational style story, Reader, for Sammi's Weekend writing word prompt: Grimace. (just 33 words! 33!!!) "Thought Mike was coming over?” “He cancelled!" “That's why you’re making the face?” “What?" "When something bugs you, you get this... Continue Reading →

The Cosmo-Girls

The following is a conversation between two best friends/roommates Claire and Tasha. Claire: “Honey, I’m home! Mmm…yello? Tash...?” Tasha: “Yah…in here…” Claire: “Oh hey, whatchya doing in bed at six, babe? Facebook stalking your ex again? I thought you had a gentleman caller coming over? I announced my visit just so that I don’t catch... Continue Reading →

Twitch

Image By SeaReeds That last punch had almost unhinged her upper jaw. Throbbing pain in her face was now competing with the loud reverberations in her head as her eyes swam with tears. She knew she couldn't take another hit like that. On their hunting trips, her father used to say, "To kill a beast, you don't go into a hand-to-hand combat with... Continue Reading →

True Love

Crimson's Creative Challenge #21 “Wow! This is a scenic spot. Where is it?” “Ah! I have no idea! Found this at the Goodwill store down by Papa John’s. You know the place?” “Oh, yeah! Bought some of my best antiques there! But shh… tell no one!” “Haha… yeah! I just bought it for the frame.... Continue Reading →

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