Marooned

The Sadness.. is always there. Even when she is laughing, it’s there. It sits and waits for her to be distracted and then it emits a single tear from the corner of her eyes. Reminding her it’s still inside, heavy and cruel, ready to show itself at any moment. The Sadness is anger. Anger for feeling dismissed, useless, lost and …

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 …