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"
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"
He would not – could not – stop repeating the number five, over and over again, sometimes louder, other times barely whispering it. This was normal behavior, they told me, normal for him at least, and assured me that on good days his uttering sounded like a happy recital of long-lost memories. They …Continue reading "Five – A Flash Fiction"
She made the offering with gentleness and care, honoring the path of her ancestors, while softly murmuring a prayer, I could not understand. Floating, her bare feet seemingly not touching the soft grass of the large yard, she was somewhere else, not only in spirit, but also in body. Her soft, long hair weaved back …Continue reading "The Spell – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction"
It should have been me, laying there, the delicate tea-cup broken, as it fell out of my hand, before I hid the ground. Not her, not the person filled with the most innocence I have ever witnessed, not the only one whom never would speak a word of ill, or hold a harsh thought in …Continue reading "Responsible – A Flash Fiction"
She knocked on the door with such force that her knuckles hurt, but she continued anyway. There was no barrier to thick to stop her from going through to the other side, another life, a new beginning. How could she continue to live without regret, if she would not take the chance, even if the …Continue reading "The Door – 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"
I envied her abilities to dance, the way she moved about, gracefully as if gravity did not restrain her, rather worked with her, propelling the movements into the air like a symphony. She had been beautiful in every sense of the word, while I was the average sister, waiting behind her, to be noticed, …Continue reading "Sisters"
The chill was deep and heavy, as she emerged out of her cocoon of blankets she had draped over herself, and moved toward the direction of the commotion not far from her front porch. Ever since the new neighbors had brought with them three unruly teenagers, and many disturbing toys, the quietness of her weekend …Continue reading "The Cure – A Spooktoberfest Post"
Prison – A Haiku the prison without bars tightens around my soul self-imposed pain Breaking Free Choices had to be made today, no longer could she put them to the side, hide behind what had happened in her past. It was time to make a move, a large one, something that would get her unstuck, …Continue reading "Breaking Free – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction"