FF: Feeling Salty?

PHOTO PROMPT – © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields CLICK THE FROG TO JOIN THE PARTY Feeling Salty? “What did that napkin do to him?” Becca asks as she slides into the booth next to Rachel. The two friends glance at Rob, who is busy dismembering a paper napkin. Judging from the pile of shreds, it isn’t his […]

FF: Not For Sale

PHOTO PROMPT © C.E.Ayr Click the pink froggie to join the fun. The Paris café buzzes with life, with friends and family and good food. Rinaldo stares at a pink, bubbly drink – the complete opposite of his mood. “Did you rent the boat or not?” his friend Phil asks. “I told you, no. I asked […]

FF: Blinding Light

PHOTO PROMPT © Rowena Curtin CLICK FROG TO JOIN Standing too close. INeed to step back, to pause, to breathe.I should have fought Your brilliant pull, like an angel. I need to go back,To say NO,But- I already know,What will happen.I will reach you andSay yes to whateverYou ask. I can’t doWhat you want me to.I […]

FF: Can’t Keep a Good Man Down

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson Click Frog to Join Ever since we decided to “come out of the coffin,” things have gotten better in some ways and more complicated in others. For example, non-discrimination ordinances don’t allow No Vampire signs, but villagers could get clever. At my favorite Italian place, I note conspicuous cloves of garlic […]

FF: The Good in Goodbye

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot Click to Join!  Satisfied with her work, Steph steps back to survey the boxes and articles of clothing stacked on the lawn. Atop the stack, a sheet of construction paper bears the words, “You can go anywhere you like, but you can’t stay here.” “That is harsh,” her friend Becca […]

FF: No Means No

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields CLICK to JOIN! In a second-floor studio apartment, a lonely guy pounds a stucco wall with his fist. “No means no. It doesn’t mean try harder.” The judge demanded he read those words aloud, part of his“out-of-the-box” sentencing. Now, he glares at an  empty parking lot. One day, she’ll realize […]

FF: The Flame

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll CLICK FROGGIE TO JOIN in your eyesi seeburning coalssmoldering yearning tospring to life. what would happen if-but we can’t-but we can,we must, We will. other loves, other forms,other livesrecede into the distance. take me asI am.tongues of fire burncoals not consumed by heat,hearts pulsing to one beatyearning to befreeyou, as […]

FF: Freely You Have Received. Freely Give.

PHOTO PROMPT -Copyright-Rochelle Wisoff-Fields CLICK THE DANCING FROG TO ADD YOUR LINK I was homeless and had nothing. She had everything: a car and a house and a kind word for a stranger…. Years later, at her funeral, I break down. My feelings are a mess. In my dreams, I thought I’d see her again. […]

FF: Merry Meet, Merry Part

PHOTO PROMPT – © Jennifer Pendergast I first saw you in my dreams. I knew you might not actually exist. That was part of the excitement. Other lovers pale in comparison. Then, came Ostara. Then, came the night. We met across the sacred fire, its flames reflected in your eyes. All that time, you were dreaming […]

FF: Jumping Through Hoops

PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays This is my entry for Friday Fictioneers, a weekly 100-word story circle led by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. CLICK FROG TO ADD YOUR LINK Jumping Through Hoops “Again,” the merciless task master cries out. A tear trickles down my cheek. A mistake. He sees it. “Do you want to give in? […]