Dark and stormy were her eyes as she got took off on his Harley. Her long blonde hair, caught by the breeze, waved a teasing “goodbye.” He knew her red lips were pursed into resolve. The knife aimed at her heart just missed. A pertinent song played as the bartender poured a tall one.Continue reading “50 (give or take) Ways to Leave … #flashfiction”
Writing exercises like the popular Flash Fiction memes are valuable in honing your craft as a writer.
I didn’t realize there was a world race for the discovery which my colleagues and I had spent the better part of our lifetime researching. Yes there could be money, recognition… but that is not why Does a singer have to sing? an artist sculpt or paint? We had to discover we were so close… My world asContinue reading “World Race #atoz #flashfiction #Rodin”
Scientific discovery one of the final frontiers. Many an idea has been birthed in the halls of academia
a poisonous relationship will kill any free spirit.
One last silent tear falls “WHY?” whispered echoes in the trees * Sculpted beauty stone cold veined marble “here lies… …cherished by many …embraced by few … thought of passionately by one” * you held me too soon released love longed for world dreamt of gone the moment darkness slipped her icy fingers wiped free of guilt dagger’s voiceContinue reading “Epitaph of Love #poetry #flashfiction”
Her head showed a distinct indentation of hammer. “She will live but she will never be able to use that arm again” the ER doc sighed with relief. **** “Over my dead body …” she shouted That was the last thing the nosy neighbor heard before she heard the chainsaw whir “9-1-1 an accident is aboutContinue reading “Spring Cleaning #flashfiction”
My dream had always been to sail around the world but not like… A storm was raging Screaming for help pointless no one stomach filled with salt water no control of the helm no horizon is this all? look there blue magnificent perfect serene breathless sparkling I had sailed to the end of the world weeklyContinue reading “Sea Worthy #flashfiction”
A day of reference in the Roman calendar like the Kalends or the Nones except in this case a day where one man is plagued by prophecy… “What does a mere mortal know about life or death?” Julius grimaces “He will believe he is safe with us. Let’s make his last moments memorable.” The best of the ’44 is poured. FridayContinue reading “The Ides of March #juliuscaesar #flashfiction #idesofmarch”
when living in the box has worn out its welcome where do we go?