Theirs’s was a romance that was never quite in synch. They met by chance, in an off-the-beaten-path coffee shop, far from home. In that absent-minded way of his that she learned to love, he bumped into her, spilling coffee all over her blouse. Embarrassed and apologetic, he offered to pay for the cleaning. “Only… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction – Never Goodbye
I love photography and I love cemeteries, so imagine my excitement when I found a photography challenge that combined both together. My entries for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – Tombstones and Cemeteries are a series of angel headstones. I hope you enjoy them.
C Charlie got what Granddad called, ‘a wild hair.’ “Ever wonder about that rock?” The black boulder seemed out of place in the middle of the cow pasture. “Granddad said stay about from it,” brother Jimmy replied. “I bet that’s where he buried his gold from Alaska. Race you!” Upon reaching the rock, Charlie noticed… Continue reading Deadly Curiousity
Sandra stood at the front window, watching. Outside, the neighbor boy tossed a ball in the air and across the street, old Mrs. Hudson watered the roses that lined the front of her house. Maybe I will go out today, she thought. In an instant, Sandra’s heart began to pound as a wave of heat… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers: In Fear
The words litter the walls of my cubicle: Happiness is Productivity Every morning, I dive into bliss, glad to be fruitful. Robotics have replaced meaningful jobs and attending University is unattainable, except for the uber-wealthy. Fearing the words ‘welfare state,’ the Government creates jobs for workers like me, so we too stay productive. I am… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers: 2024
Danielle was enchanted by the dragonflies dashing about her head. The small creatures, zooming from place to place, captivated her attention. Quick as lightning, she could barely keep her eyes on them. How she wished she could touch one. Danielle extended her finger in the air. Immediately, one of the elegant creatures rested on the… Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction: Grandmother’s Secret
Kerri stared down the dark, narrow alleyway. What to do? She left the party on foot, needing to clear her head. Now tired, all she wanted was to sleep off the effects of the alcohol. The alley was a shortcut. Decision made. Halfway through, Kerri stopped. Were those footsteps behind her? Overwhelmed by fear, Kerri… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers: Fear of the Dark