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"
“Look what I found!” Her voice was filled with such sweet excitement, that the older man could not hold back a smile. At one point he had dreaded to bring this young student with him to the site, not looking forward to the lack of knowledge an inexperienced person would surely bring along, but her …Continue reading "The Boot – 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"
Many aspects of him frightened me, but none chilled me as much to the bone as his need for perfection. Patterns laid perfectly in unison with each other, never one aspect out of place, and the glance in my direction, when something was not up to his standards alone, made me shiver in fear. In …Continue reading "Prisoner – 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"
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"
One day, not long from now, when we all have done the deeds that brought us to this point and time, we will be the forgotten ones. When a war, we could have stopped, swallowed us whole, and the creation of more and more wasteful things, has taken over – the machine rising above men. …Continue reading "The Future – A Flash Fiction"