obligatory smiles make my face hurt, soul break swaying with the wind Copyright Claudia H. Blanton 2015 The above poster ” Autumn Tree” is by Purple And Sparkle and available on Zazzle here.Continue reading "Responsibilities – A Haiku"
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"
One day can change everything. I had never appreciated that sentiment until this very moment. A breath, a glance, a decision, all actions that are fleeting, but their impact felt long after, creating waves of changes not to be taken lightly. Until now, standing here, in the midst of the thick, lushious lawn, feeling simutaniously …Continue reading "Impact – A Flash Fiction"
She wasn’t supposed to be here, hell she was not even supposed to be in this country, according to his sources, but even the best sources could get it wrong. His heart broke with every step she took toward him, knowing that, no matter what he would say, he could not explain away the pain …Continue reading "Her – A Flash Fiction"
I thought I should tell you, that your phone call this crisp, bright morning, saved my life. You know which call I am talking about, the one where you broke up with me, because you were too cowardly to do it to my face. It stopped me in my tracks, leaving me too breathless …Continue reading "Thank You And Good-Bye – A Flash Fiction"
“What if I wanted to break… Leave it all behind for a moment, just take her somewhere away with me.” “Trust me that would not be a good thing. You know how he is about his people. Tight reign and all.” Frowning, Sal took a sip of his coffee, and grimaced. Too strong, bitter it …Continue reading "Survival – A Flash Fiction"
“You are asking me to give up my what?” “Everything and anything that is associated with the world of the devil. Headphones, I pods, you know, all of the things you have accumulated, and that has led us to the despair so far.” “You seriously are trying to get me to believe that the reason …Continue reading "Broken – A Dark Flash Fiction"
This year is flying by like crazy already! I can hardly believe that I have not posted one “Celebrate The Small Things” – post since last year – that is before I switched over here to WordPress (which was one hell of a wise decision), so of course there is a lot to celebrate! And …Continue reading "Celebrate The Small Things – And Not So Small Things"