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

The Wind Cries “Home”

(Featured image courtesy of Steinar England, found on Unsplash; also featured on the prompt's origin blog.) This is for the November 12th  writing prompt shared by Writing Adventures Writing more "modern" tales is something I'm not used to, and yet it was the first thing that popped into my head when I read the prompt. So here goes...  … Continue reading The Wind Cries “Home”

Poetry

The Award Ceremony

For the Write Now Prompt from Today's Author.  Not my favorite piece by far. But it's something!   Crickets along the base of the stage Empty seats all around Confusion, questions, that twinge of the heart Whenever was this thing to start?   Waiting unto the fall of night Still hoping beyond reason Someone might show But alas,… Continue reading The Award Ceremony

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