Movie Night #Trifecta Writing Challenge

Movie Night “You do the popcorn and I’ll melt the butter.” “Don’t you mean margarine?” “For Pete’s sake, James, why do you have to be so obtuse?! You know exactly what I mean.” “Words matter, Ginny.” “Whatever. I’m going to have a glass of wine. You can do the butter–I mean┬ámargarine–yourself.”┬áPlacing the tub on the […]

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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 ┬áJokes. Trifextra: Week Ninety-Four–TrifeXXXtra: an […]

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Twyla #NaBloPoMo

Twyla I am the goddess of in-between almost-there and never-been dark of day, gleam of night unsent letter and unspoken fight words not found upon your tongue remembered dreams from days you were young.   Trifextra Weekend Challenge It’s National Blog Post Month, and I’m on a roll–rolling down a hill, apparently. I meant to […]

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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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