Short story: cotton hope

Five little words. My words for this week are: position tragedy illustration cotton calendar Darlene shuddered as she awkwardly slipped the silk shirt on over her head and felt its strange smoothness slide down her torso. She felt stifled, hot and claustrophobic. This was the first time in three years that she'd be leaving her … Continue reading Short story: cotton hope

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Short Story: An ice cream kind of day

Five little words. My words for this week are: flat choice spoil week ice cream "Can ice cream spoil?" Cindy asked Maeve, her older, and therefore in her opinion, much wiser roommate. "Another break up, then?" Maeve replied with a raised eye brow. "Sigh. Yup." "Oh darling, I'm sorry." She gave Cindy a hug and … Continue reading Short Story: An ice cream kind of day

Short Story: It’s never too late

Short story writing challenge #3 — It's Never Too Late The five words that were randomly generated for me to use are: vehicle, accompany, suit, raw, performance Lainey looked at herself in the obscenely bright mirror one last time and her trembling fingers traced the lines around her eyes with an invisible eraser. Her face looked older, her eyes slightly less … Continue reading Short Story: It’s never too late