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.
"Heaven is overrated, you know." “That's impossible,” I replied. She laughed, flashing that coy smile of hers. We had been lovers for years, yet I never felt safe with her. Somehow I always feel alive. People spend their lives wanting to be wild, free, passionate; all the while trying to restrain themselves, to show how … Continue reading The Devil You Know