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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Proof

A long time ago, in a land far, far away, I was married to a shape-shifter. It was not magical. Oh, at first it was feet-sweeping. Fresh out of college, working at a bookstore, getting all that attention from an older guy–a musician! a poet!– who clearly liked me. It was an unprecedented time. I’d […]

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Pele

Finally surfacing, his gasp turns to a grin as he lifts the coral necklace to safety above the waves. But the beach is nearly empty; only the palms wave back at him. A flash of red on the road above tells him everything he needs to know. Submitted to the Trifecta Writing Challenge: Week 71, […]

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Trifextra Writing Challenge: Love

Love “I cannot love you.” “But… my parents. They will approve. Your family is good.” He studies her face, eyes burning.

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Subject: A Good Witch

not to worry; I deal entirely in white magic thank you. they’re beautiful. -email to my boyfriend after he sent me flowers with a card saying he was “bewitched” We’ve been married for two years now. Sometimes, I read through our first emails to each other, emails that don’t involve kids’ schedules and grocery lists. […]

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