Place Your Bets

Only an observation, likely something suggested in folly. We can keep on wishing darlin’. Or we can embrace opportunity. Rolling with the punches as they say, has come so natural. If indeed that, something better, presents itself, manifesting our truest desire, perhaps we will see it more easily if we engage in the mundane earnestly.Continue reading “Place Your Bets”

50 Word Thursday #13

This is my attempt at 50 Word Thursday #13 The rules are simple. Minimum 50 words, max 250, in multiples of 50. Using the pic (featured image) or the following phrase or both. “Holly found it quite impossible to suppress his permanent smirk. ” I changed it up this week, using only the pic. ThanksContinue reading “50 Word Thursday #13”

Longing in Reality

He catches a glimpse of it often. Though it never manifests straight on. Only revealing itself, in his peripheral. The sight is enough to chill his soul. He accepts that it serves to torment him. To render his punishment for the failings inherent with mortality. Disturbing his slumber, bringing terror to the cold darkness ofContinue reading “Longing in Reality”

Laugh

Does she still laugh at silly things. I haven’t heard it for so long. There was a time back before our lives took separate paths, when we would finish one another’s sentences. Her laugh would hold me spellbound, it was like an addiction I craved. That kind of connection in my experience is rare. IContinue reading “Laugh”

50 Word Thursday #12

This is my attempt at 50 Word Thursday #12 The rules are simple. Minimum 50 words, max 250, in multiples of 50. Using the pic or the following phrase or both. ‘He still wanted to go there, one way or another, and to find that brunette, if she existed’ Thanks Deb Whittam   ‘That’s whenContinue reading “50 Word Thursday #12”

Appalachian Gold

The wood, burning in the stove sends a slight crackle into the room. Steam rises invitingly, from the coffee cup, setting on the hand carved wooden table. It is a frosty morning in the hills. The mountain holds a treasure, coveted in this region. One that propels industry. Harvesting this dirty fuel, is never moreContinue reading “Appalachian Gold”

50 Word Thursday #11

This is my attempt at 50 Word Thursday #11 Thank you Deb Whittam   Along with the photo above, the following phrase serves as a prompt. ‘If I’d stopped to think I might not have done it, but fury is a great disregarder of caution.’ The rules are simple.  Write something, poem, short story, anything,Continue reading “50 Word Thursday #11”

Flash Fiction: Derailed

Ya know how they say “there was something about her eyes”? In this case it was so true. Eyes that whisper, you will never make the cut. She entered the scene long and wavy in all the right places. There he is. He’ll be swimming in heartache by dawn, and he hasn’t even bothered lookingContinue reading “Flash Fiction: Derailed”

5 Words Prompt 7/25/2018

This is my attempt at the 5 Words Prompt The words are: Connote, Pilot, Mirror, Echo, Reduce Thank you Tyler Deal     The mirror reflects the loss As an echo, fades from the canyon Reduced in stature and stead Like a pilot without wings Crying eyes, connote the depth of pain