Strength

They cleaned your upper lip

Cleared your mouth of blood

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I Am Whole #amwriting

I won’t say you made me feel irrelevant that was on me, for having chosen badly, believing every scornful word you uttered “out of love”. You showed me levels of ugly so in contrast to your beautiful face I now have a map delineating darkness. Each morning, I raise my face to the sun, warm rays caress away any remaining edges of shade.

I am alone

but I am whole.

X is for Xanadu #atozchallenge #amwriting

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I Give You Xanadu

My once fiancé promised me Xanadu, a home of notable wealth, modernity, and style, a place to keep me happy with everything I could possibly want, except for two: him and children. The first was not said although the second was. Continue reading

V is for Virgin in Virginia #atozchallenge

I don’t know what’s with writing today. This too could become something longer (and wanted to). Argh.

 

 

Another One Bites the Dust (or Got Milk?)

“That’s the last blind date I set you up on,” Dave tells Cara. “Zeb is a nice guy. What was wrong with him? In your oh-so-humble opinion.” Continue reading

Mine #amwriting

First off, I am so late for this prompt that while I’ll try to read most of the entries, I can’t make guarantees. However, if you read mine, I’ll most definitely read yours and comment–promise, and thanks. 🙂

As always, I send out thanks to our Lady in Purple, Rochelle for hosting Friday Fictioneers.

For you romantics, I’ve gone a bit softer this week. Woohoo!

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Magic, Pt IV, The Heart of Christmas, #amwriting

You can read the previous parts here. Thank you and I hope you enjoy!

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Magic

Baxter raised his head when Mary approached and tried to thump his tail. She cooed at him, stroking his ears. In the background, she could hear, Aileen Lee, Ethan Donahue’s fiancé, talking on the phone. Continue reading