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 […]

Yield

  Knife slices through butter with effortless grace. Scents of garlic and thyme rise from the oven Like teasing fingers, promising better to come. I watch unnoticed in a corner until, “If you’re going to stand there, you can help.” I shake my head but come anyway, As if pulled by invisible rope. If I […]

Friday Fictioneers: Support

get the InLinkz code “I will stand by you no matter what.” He first said those words years ago, never imagining that they could become so literal, while he leans on his wife for support. Waves crash and recede in bubbling whispers around their bare feet, well, three feet, one plaster cast with a heel. […]

Friday Fictioneers: Unexpected Beauty

PHOTO PROMPT – © Ted Strutz get the InLinkz code Unexpected Beauty I was not expecting to fall in love that day. Neither were you. My expectations: feel better about myself, share with those in need. Your expectations: get some food in the midst of an unexpected emergency and hope no one you know sees […]

Celebrate the Small Things

I am way behind for this weeks post for Celebrate the Small Things, helmed by Lexa Cain, where every Friday we get together to celebrate the past week. But I have some good reasons, because I have some stuff to celebrate! I have to be honest, I was feeling pretty down this week, due to […]