The Fix

The urge starts to build up in his blood. The need shakes him, wakes him. The hunger is overwhelming, but he knows how to fix it. He knows how to get his fix.   He knows just where to find his connection. He stumbles out of bed. The urge builds to a siren call. He […]

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Well Hello Fellow Trifectans

I’ve started participating in a series of creative writing prompts called the Trifecta Writing Challenge. If you’re a fellow Trifectan, then you already know they’ve invited us to get to know each other by responding to the following questions.   Here goes: What is your name (real or otherwise)? Kylie Describe your writing style in […]

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Summer in 33 Words

Sunset Sunrise Quilt

Summer Reverie A margarita! That’s what I want: To lounge poolside Watching the light Blend the sky– Cotton candy pink Spiked with Mandarin orange And a splash of purple. Clouds on the rim. Then stars. This post was an entry for the Trifextra Weekend Challenge: “This weekend we’re asking you to describe summer in your […]

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Where is the Light?

She paused again to adjust the errant sock that kept sliding down into her boot, wiggling its way down past her ankle, wrapping her heel in a band of irritation that, while mild, was impossible to ignore, and reminding her, with every step, of how wrong her life was. She had no need for rubber […]

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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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