The Redhead and the Writer #amwriting

Thank you to Rochelle for Friday Fictioneers!

I decided to go a bit upbeat today. We’ll see how that goes! 🙂

PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot

The Redhead and the Writer

I’ve lost my mind. It’s the only answer. Maybe he’s not even here. Maybe he’s laughing and drinking a pint in a pub. Maybe I’m an idiot. Continue reading

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Holes #amwriting

I’m back to Friday Fictioneers! I’ve missed it! Thank you to Rochelle, as always.

PS I am still on vacation for another couple of days and will be back in totality (or whatever) on Sunday or Monday. Thanks for sticking around.

 

Holes

The war damaged Uncle Randolph. Continue reading

The Ratio of Ignorance to Bliss #amwriting

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I hope to be a bit more on time in the future.

PHOTO PROMPT ©Jill Wisoff

The Ratio of Ignorance to Bliss

Laws were disregarded, others set in place. No one was paying attention. People were busy living their lives. Only later, too late to halt the tide of megalomaniac corruption, did they point fingers. The last wave came in the morning as fog besieged the city. Continue reading

The Continuity of Life #amwriting

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PHOTO PROMPT © Karen Rawson

The Continuity of Life

When I was a child, those narrow planks of wood, steps to the summer cabin, signified the ending of the day. Each evening I begged for more time. The irony doesn’t escape me now. Continue reading

In the Alley #amwriting

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PHOTO PROMPT © Douglas M. MacIlroy

In the Alley

When the barometer drops, I feel the rotation in the churning clouds. I’m itching to be with Jeff, chasing storms instead of sick in bed on my cell listening to them talk about congestion on the dirt roads. Too many novices craving tornado selfies. Continue reading

Happy Day #amwriting

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Happy Day

Today is dad’s 50th birthday. Mother cooks food to feed 100, invites not nearly that many, and pours alcohol like it’s flowing free from faucets. Continue reading

Minor Mitty #amwriting

PHOTO PROMPT © Dale Rogerson

 

Minor Mitty

Another day, another museum, another gallery. Enrichment.

I crave the novel waiting for me. With my book, I’d lounge on the beach in the sunshine with gentle waves lapping at talc-soft sand, sipping sangria. Continue reading

Imagine #amwriting

Do I do a mea culpa? I wrote the Sean story so that he could show his compromise. This story is for me, because.

As always, thank you, Rochelle for Friday Fictioneers.

 

Imagine

I fill plates, busy myself. I make sure beer is cold and wine chilled. Continue reading

Garden Party #amwriting

Sean’s “compromise.”

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Photo Prompt © Fatima Fakier Deria

Garden Party

Lavender lemonade. Cutting crusts from tiny cucumber and cress sandwiches. Sean might as well hand in his man-card. However, he enjoyed spearing toothpicks through pimento slices and stabbing the petite sandwiches with them. Fun stuff that. Continue reading