They gathered, intent on pouring their hearts out. Sharing their truths and dirty little secrets. Jessica had rehearsed her confession many times over; in front of the mirror, on the ride to work, even while she waited in the checkout line. Each word was carefully selected for clarity, simplicity and flow. She didn't want to … Continue reading In Vino Veritas
I want to be away Away from my street Away from the people whose future look bleak Away from the closed minds of our society Away from this place where self is no priority Away from racism Away from class levels Away from heaven Away from the Devil “What the fuck are you doing … Continue reading Can It Be All So Simple
“Are you waiting for the bathroom?” “Um, yeah, but you can go first.” I wasn’t ready. I had rehearsed this moment a thousand times in my head. My hands were shaking and my heart was pounding. Being the center of attention always made me feel uneasy. Breathe. “It’s all yours,” the woman shouted, so that … Continue reading My Debut
Inception writers, The New Writing Assignment, if you choose to accept, is a 250 word story on any experience/situation encountered in a night club.
Before my eyes, out stretches a hand; a familiar one. I recognized the lines in his palm. I had once memorized them, as the lines told our love story and ultimate fate. We were to reunite many times, each time ending abruptly. “Dance with me.” I allowed myself to take it all in; his eyes, … Continue reading Fairy Tale Endings
“I want to be a music producer” I said nervously knowing my dream would not be received well. “you need to produce a job for these late bills” Mom says with God-like vigor. I blow out the candles an outburst of cheers followed, all these people are staring at me, for a moment I’m being … Continue reading All of the Above
He was up at 5:30am. Rushing. He had a 45 minute commute to work and an 8am Status Meeting. He needed to be out of the house no later than 7a.m., without any transit delays, in order to get there on time. With his bitch of a boss, he dared not be late. Standing at … Continue reading Reprioritization
In year 2301, plastic surgery has progressed beyond boobs, butts and tummy tucks. Being unattractive or lacking desirable attributes was equivalent to being poor or lower class. One could replace or enhance ANY undesirable body part. Don't like your knees or eyes, replace them. Women could even replace their vagina for the latest celebrity look … Continue reading Hollow Perfection
Alone embracing the darkness of the room, captive in it's momentary solitude. Anxious and fidgety, his right foot mindlessly tapping. Sweat trickled down his face. Breathing and heartrate elevated. Wished he had a blunt, a shot of Henny or anything to calm his nerves. His time was drawing near. He knew this day would come. … Continue reading Time’s Up
New Year, New Writing Assignment! This one is short and sweet; your submission must consist of 100 words. That's it, 100 words, no more, no less.