The First Time I Saw…. Trifextra Challenge

The First Time I Saw… Tilt of your smile, Black of your hair, Lilt of your walk, Depth of your stare– Heat filled me up All else a blur But this I knew: You are him. I’m her.   A response to: This week’s Trifextra challenge.  This week we are asking you to count syllables. […]

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Monday’s Haiku: Bodywork #NaBloPoMo

Bodywork Put your hands on me Find the knots, the hidden spots Take the pain: it’s yours.   Daily Post Weekly Challenge: Haiku Catchoo 

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Angel’s Trumpet #NaBloPoMo #Trifexxxtra

The first shy blossom emerged slowly, seemingly taking forever, until finally opening into sweetness. The next night, each starry explosion came one after another, permeating our bedroom with their secret, unmistakable honeymoon scent. Word Count: 33 If this flowery piece was a little too sweet, go check out my Knotty  Jokes. Trifextra: Week Ninety-Four–TrifeXXXtra: an […]

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The Hallway #NaBloPoMo

The Hallway She still slept on her side of the bed. It had been three months since John died, but she couldn’t stretch out into that space that he had left behind. Open. Empty. Well, maybe “slept” isn’t the right word, anyway, as she barely slept. She lay in the bed, waiting for sleep to […]

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The First of November: Another Chance

It is the first day of November, and so, today, someone will die. The screaming was over. Just a few whimpers and moans, now. Indira clung to the teachings about karma, reincarnation. “The eyes of an old soul,” whispered the midwife. Yes, she considered, but whose? This is my response to the following prompt from […]

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