A cold draft blew through the room. He drew his coat tighter and pulled his hands farther into the cuffs. The drapes rippled.
A stranger burst out of his apartment, bumping into him. His keys hit the mat with a thud.
“Excuse me.” She left him standing mouth agape.
He found his Continue reading Organize
The singer’s growl roared through her headphones. Her foot tapped in time to the emphatic bass beat. Words and images flickered across the screen in front of her.
“This is fantastic,” she blurted. The image was of a sweaty cowboy in a room full of cats. At the bottom: herding cats.
“What’s fantastic?” asked the analyst across the table. Continue reading Realize
Putting it off has never truly turned out that well. Oh, the con can be run. A whiff and a sniff with a generous splash of the cologne. There’s no hurry. The shirt isn’t that dirty. No one will notice.
Someone always notices. Joke? Laundry challenged. Truth Continue reading Inevitable
Inheriting a haunted, death trap of a house isn’t everything its made out to be. Certainly, some folks would obviously leap at the chance. Still, it wasn’t exactly the honeymoon that Sophie had imagined. One might say that it sort of caught her slightly unawares. Continue reading Bliss Mansion
The timing was poor. Still it couldn’t go on as it had. She woke up and realized the person she had become was empty, a hollow shell. It had to be done. Maybe he would understand someday. Or not.
She owed him a face-to-face, so she called on the phone. He said he would be right over, unsuspecting she thought.
Writing 101 Day 19 is another free writing day.
I hike. One foot in front of the other. It is a hot day, but surprisingly not that humid. The air is thick with bugs. One buzzes around my ear and I wave a hand to shoo it away. Temporarily. It’ll be back in a few seconds. It is a bug. Continue reading Free Write Day 19