Creative Non Fiction

A Reason to Mourn

I'm a little late to the party on this one, but Go Dog Go Cafe's Tuesday prompt seemed too on point for a big part of my "theme" this week to pass up. Why do you think we feel so bad when we lose someone? Can you truly “lose” someone? This question evokes a couple of big… Continue reading A Reason to Mourn

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Creative Short Fiction

Time to Get Dressed

This is for the Write Now Prompt for November 13th at Today's Author.   There was that ticking behind my eyes. Like a twitch, almost, but more incessant and annoying. Every time my eyes darted across the scene laid out before me, the ticking increased in intensity until I thought I might just have to rip the… Continue reading Time to Get Dressed

Creative Short Fiction

Purpose in Pain

There was a pounding in his skull. Throbbing. Insistent. It made it difficult to hear what was going on around him, let alone think about his position. Worse yet, the pounding did not limit itself to the confines of his aching head; instead, it seemed to move throughout his body, manifesting in different ways—stabbing, aching,… Continue reading Purpose in Pain

Random Writings

The Static Dream

Lament, lament, for with the passing of time comes those matters which we were not prepared; we had not planned; we did not desire; and yet here they stand. Bubble and boil as we might, time breeds only complacency and regret; neither can feed a starving belly, yet still we feast upon the remains. What… Continue reading The Static Dream

Creative Non Fiction

The Price of a Memory

Based on a writing prompt from Writing Adventures (That being said, this one hits close to home. So I felt compelled to write.)   I remember the call so clearly. It all happened so quickly, over in a blink. The phone began to ring and I already knew. I knew what I would hear. In that… Continue reading The Price of a Memory