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: 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: 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? […]

FF: Surprise!

Surprise! Molly believes in doing little things to keep her marriage fresh, like today, for example. Without comment, she drops the plain white envelope next to the half-full bowl of raisin bran. Between bites, Liam opens the envelope and unfolds the papers. “What is this? Test results? For a prototype?” Molly goes to stand behind […]

FF: Wait For It

PHOTO PROMPT © Na’ama Yehuda “Waiting for your yes is like knowing it’s your birthday. The gifts are wrapped and waiting. That magical moment will come. Our eyes will meet, and we’ll both know. Wrapping paper will fall to the floor, and we’ll know.” I fold up the old love letter, written back before emails and […]

FF: Still. Waiting.

This week’s photo: © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields Every morning in spring, Evelyn kisses him goodbye – until the day a freak squall drags him away into the sea. Ten years go by. Evelyn sits by the window. Sensing her absence, her husband wakes, waiting for her, still. Turning away from the window with resignation thick as […]

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 […]