FF: Almost Perfect Hiding Spot

  “How did you find me?” “Gee, I wonder.” “Huge pile of logs. Lava moat. Unicorn petting zoo. How did you find me in the middle of all that?” You get that look on your face, the one I know so well. “Want to do something?” “No. I’m trying to hide.” “There’s a unicorn petting […]

P is for Parenthood

“Why did you decide to have me?” Monica pauses in the middle of the book she was reading. Her hands fall to her sides while she struggles with what to say. “God gave you to us as a precious gift from heaven.” In other words, they weren’t planning to have a child. But that was […]

FF: M is for Maze

CLICK ON THE FROG TO JOIN THE FUN find me here. I’m trapped in a maze. Every turn, every path takes me to the center, where memory, like a ghost haunts me. There’s a swinging bench by an old stone well. I hold one last quarter in my hand. The tinkle of bells rides like […]

I is for Island

They’re not exactly a traditional couple. She lives on a deserted island in the middle of the western sea. He’s a boat that takes passengers here and there, wherever they want to go. Every few months, he docks on her shore empty of passengers. Nine passionate, exhausting days later, he leaves. Each time, he carries […]

E is for Eagerness

Wriggling with joy, pink bursts forward from white silk tainted with red. She remains pure, an unsullied reminder of furtive moments spent nestled in a painter’s warm palate. Delicious, sumptuous, yes. What sensuous joy and what pleasure she trails in her wake. Her dreams whisper softly, like long-remembered fingers on skin, like children traipsing thoughtless […]

FF: End of Line

//StartPleaseRead Dear <username>, You are now in the “God room.” By now you know the (old/default) rules. Every year someone gets chosen from the general populace to maintain the mostly-automated simulation where we live. When you’re done, you return with no memory of being here. You’ll find a module on Station 9, Routine B-12 called […]