FF: Left. Over.

PHOTO PROMPT © Ted Strutz Click the frog for adventures in literature! In her haste to leave a note on her way to work, Laura broke her husband’s heart. She meant to tell him this: The food at Charlie’s last night was terrible, but there’s left overs in the fridge. Between the mostly torn notepad paper and […]

FF: Open … Slowly

Open … Slowly She used to believe in love, in a white knight savior on a horse. Time came and stole her sweetness, tore off her aging petals, taught her better. Years went by. Mighty oaks rose and fell. The river changed its ancient course, drifting slowly closer- The rosebush’s trembling leaves awake. A single […]

FF: I Only Have Eyes For You

This is my entry for Friday Fictioneers, led as always by the inimitable Rochelle Wisoff-Fields .  To read more stories or to submit your own, click on the dancing frog. By the way, loving the dancing frog…. I’ve been away for a while. Good to be back and to see if anything – things have […]

Campfire Fun: Friday Fictioneers

PHOTO PROMPT © Anshu Bhojnagarwala get the InLinkz code “That’s not even scary,” Nicky said, leaning back away from the crackling campfire. Tall and thin, he wore his lanky hair in a bun. “There’s no such thing as werewolves,” Amanda agreed. Comfy in t-shirt and jeans, she had decent meat on her bones.. From their […]

Love You Less

  Love You Less I arrive home early from work to find candles burning, romantic music, rose petals strewn across our hardwood floor. What? You were never this romantic. The sounds draw me to our bedroom, to you half-dressed with my best friend. “Loves me not, I guess.” You look up from kisses, drowsy with […]

Home

Home A single light blazes in the distance guiding my way, the only thing visible through the haze. The past haunts each step: explosions, screams, decisions, truths too harsh to remember or forget. Twenty feet away now, feet crunching through snow, hair frosted by harsh winds. A door swings open to reveal a shadowed face. […]

The Love Boats

PHOTO PROMPT © JS Brand get the InLinkz code The Love Boats When we first met, it was love at first sight. You were well-built and strong, sturdy steel sides carving a path through water. My gleaming white surfaces glistened in the sun as I glided past. We said we’d go slow. No promises. No […]