Despite numerous diversions, I had followed through on my plans to make the trip to Santa Fe. No matter what the Universe threw at me, I was determined to follow through, after all, I had made the promise to stand by my sisters side on her special day, even though I loathed weddings and knew …Continue reading ""The Long Road Home" – A Flash Fiction"
“Soon”, she said to the impatient child, stirring the tea, the clouds of steam rising above the slightly cracked cup, slowly allowing the brew of roots to cool to a consumable temperature. She tried not to frown, her eyes filled with a sorrowful smile as she nodded reassuringly at the little one. This …Continue reading "The Tea – A Flash Fiction"
I guess, it did not matter that we were the outcasts of the neighborhood, after all. As I watched others lives fall apart, we all still had each other, no matter how many times people thought Mother was crazy for planting the garden by the cycles of the moon, or how Dad would allow us …Continue reading "Chocolate Cake – A Flash Fiction"
The memories of your presence in this space were almost too much to bear. Every corner, every inch of this island held a piece of our togetherness, your hand touching mine, your kisses on my lips. Even through the scent of the exotic flowers, I could still smell you, feel your strength, envision your powerful …Continue reading "Avalon – A Flash Fiction"
Your departure was reminiscent of your arrival, filled with fanfare and grandiose moves, an orchestrated deliberate performance to the very end. This was, after all, the main reason I could never quite understand you, the need for overacting, overwhelming everyone in your presence as if you needed their oxygen just to exist. Little me, had no …Continue reading "Nobody – A Flash Fiction"
Hands shaking, she knew she would never take another step for granted. Too many years, too many battles past through and won, did not leave her without scars, but they did not leave her broken. Not yet, not at this time, when she had one more thing left to do. Dropping the crushed pill into …Continue reading "Morning Coffee – A Flash Fiction"
Your heat engulfed me with such a force, that it became hard for me to breathe, but you weren’t even close. The mere presence of you attracted an undeniable sensation, I could not ignore, and never had. But, until this moment, until your passionate dark blue eyes rested upon mine, I thought you had never even …Continue reading "Fire – A Flash Fiction"
I always wondered how someone could say that they feel alone, in the middle of this wide open space. Not a day went by when this part of the park did not have visitors, even when the wind blew harder than usual, or the smoke of a nearby fire made it difficult to breath. Nothing …Continue reading "The Park – A Friday Flash Fiction"
It was not that Mr. Annar had forgotten to close his blinds as everyone had suspected, it was that he had dismantled the installation, making it impossible for anyone to block his view of the entire parking lot. The central bay window was perfectly spaced, allowing him to take advantage of the lucky occurance of …Continue reading "The Crime Scene Cleaner – A Flash Fiction"
No one remembered The Forgotten, the outcasts, that were tossed from our society as if they were garbage, not human beings, who did nothing wrong. Those people, hidden behind the deep walls that surrounded our cities, were simply different, not fitting in with the norm of prescribed standards of look or form. Placed beyond the …Continue reading "The Forgotten"