Bees in Autumn #amwriting


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Bees in Autumn

The door to mortality opened

this life, not a dress rehearsal,

the chill stings,

the bites of bees in autumn

you have under a hundred sunrises

I have never felt more alone.


Sascha Darlington


No Second Chances #amwriting


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No Second Chances

I thought we could recreate love but you said “Second chances are for losers and I’ll never be one.” And when the door slammed, I found I didn’t mind so much after all.



Sascha Darlington

Mouse Says: “There’s an App for That!” #amwriting

mouse in vest with phone and cat

More mouse tales can be found here.

Mouse Says: “There’s an App for That!”

“You are our secret weapon now,” AK-47 says, nodding his head at the vest. “There are explosives and shrapnel in the pockets. Did you know that your bones splinter during the explosion and become projectiles as well?” Continue reading

Switch #amwriting


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The way a switch flips September 1st

allowing chill air to permeate shorter days

a  switch flipped announcing mortality

promising fewer days in a life unwell lived.

Overcome ,  she sang to the moon,

reflecting the sun, for just a little more.


end 9/9/2017

Sascha Darlington

Time Together #amwriting


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Time Together

On days when it seems we pass each other with waking time together totaling twenty minutes, how easily we could fall into taking each other for granted. Yet, we never do, knowing even brief moments together are priceless.



Sascha Darlington

Duel to the End #amwriting

Yep, there are some things you shouldn’t do when you’re half asleep and posting is probably one of them because I linked nothing! 🙂

I want to thank Alistair at Sunday Photo Fiction for providing the photo prompt. If you’d like to join in, click here. To read more stories for the prompt, click here. Continue reading