Category Archives: Short Stories & Prompts

Based on a true story? Mostly true or largely false? Isn’t there a little of each in everyone’s story…

A-Minus

The people keep moving. Legs, feet, shoes shuffling down the street. Destinies unknown. Don’t stumble or trip, just keep moving. College town, lectures, meetings, lunches to get to, to be on time for. We’re busy. So, so busy. Does it … Continue reading

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Moving and Shaking

We are moving in less than thirty days. So that must make me a mover and a shaker. Right? Well, it does according to this weeks prompt at Writing Room 101…(if you haven’t visited, you should).   We found out … Continue reading

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How do I handle conflict, let me count the ways….

How do I handle conflict The Daily Post wants to know? Let me count the ways… Many moons ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I had moxie. I took no shit. I had balls. I was not afraid. I … Continue reading

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Now I See

I have been looking for you In all the wrong places Waiting to see you In all the wrong faces   I hoped to please you To make you proud of me I hoped to fill that space I hoped … Continue reading

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Stardust

I hope that when he goes it is peaceful. That death will take his hand ever so gently and lead him out into the night. I hope it feels like your first kiss, all butterflies and stardust. I hope he … Continue reading

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3 Dogs

Those 3 dogs follow me-Depression, Fear and Anxiety. They lay in wait and watch me still, even after I swallow that bitter pill. Those 3 dogs they have to go, have to hear me tell them no! Those 3 dogs … Continue reading

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The Golden Years

http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/03/10/weekly-writing-challenge-golden-years/ Irene stood in the parking lot scanning the rows for her car.  She just stopped in for a birthday card, a quick trip, and now this.  Months ago she had to put a tennis ball on her antennae so … Continue reading

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Knock Knock

Mickey stood up to stretch his legs and looked around.  The hallway was still quiet, dark and cold. He must have dozed off for a bit, but didn’t remember.  He didn’t remember a lot. He knocked three times faintly on … Continue reading

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She

She shuffled into the kitchen with an unlit cigarette hanging from her mouth and an empty coffee mug in her hand. She rinsed it once with water and filled it with the leftover coffee from yesterday and popped it in … Continue reading

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