Flash Fiction – Eventually They See

It was supposed to be like any other interview but everything felt different. Nothing looked out of place in the man's apartment and he seemed friendly enough. "Tell me about the first time that you noticed you were different." she stated, picking up her notebook. "When I was little and my mom couldn't see them."... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Teach Them

As children grow, they watch their parents and try to emulate them. Whether it be how they dress or talk. Maybe even the way they chose to live their lives.  Melissa firmly believed that her daughter would know everything she needed to know. Being a single mother wasn't easy, but she managed to teach her... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – I Was Petrified

The light gets brighter, and my heart is pounding. Something or someone is moving just beyond the light and slowly coming towards me. I open my mouth but no sound comes out. I close my eyes and try to leave my body behind, but there is a buzzing sound like a chainsaw getting ready to... Continue Reading →

Flash Fiction – Hero

April 8, 2021, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story that “rethinks the hero.” Define the hero, comparing or contrasting to the classic definition. Break the mold. What happens to the hero in the cave? Is it epic or everyday? Is there resistance or acceptance? Go where the prompt leads! Hero... Continue Reading →

Poem – Invisible Pain

Deep inside me it lives Waiting just below the surface Tiny pieces as sharp as glass Scraping me from the inside With a smile plastered on my face I keep moving forward Waiting for it all to shatter And spill upon the Earth So that people can finally see What is actually going on inside... Continue Reading →

Poem – Life Is What You Make Of It

Rise to the sun each morning Even when it does not shine For each day is a good day When you realize all that you have Because the grass is never greener On the other side It is just shorter and well maintained So get out your mower And get to tending your life

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