My Dad died

It’s hard to say that sentence out loud. 3 simple words that cut right to my core. Dad passed on Xmas Eve 2016. I got the text from my sister that afternoon as my children & grandchildren were arriving to celebrate Christmas Eve with us. I knew it was coming. Dad has been battling cancer for just over a year, they had …

A surprise short story

Prompt details: Today’s Writing prompt is something I came up with all on my own. I’m going to save the explanation till the end so as not to give the story away.   I can’t believe I find myself in this predicament. I was going about my day, minding my own business, listening to my iPod when it suddenly happened. I.. …

The hallway was silent…

I let my husband pick today’s prompt for me so, blame it on him if it’s bad, haha. Prompt details: Start the story with “The hallway was silent…”   The hallway was silent again. A new addict arrived an hour ago and was being put through the intake process. She started out acting ok with being admitted, to crying and …

Creative Writing-The Babysitter

Prompt details: A babysitter snoops through your house and finds a disturbing photo… The Murphy’s were so excited to finally get a night out. It had been a long, rough 7 months since the twins Jeffrey & Jessie were born. Between constant feedings and diaper changes, to not one friend or family member offering to take over for even an hour, they …

Creative Writing – I’m a Flower…

Prompt details: One person picks a flower and gives it to another, tell your story from the perspective of the flower.   My name is Daisy. I spend my days worshiping the sun from my little crack in the pavement here in this big city. There aren’t very many like me. I wormed my way over to where the people …