“I’m thinking of breaking up with Josiah,” Phyllis said to her friend, Veronica when they were having lunch at a cafe close to Veronica’s workplace. Veronica looked surprised. “Why?” she asked. “I thought you were really into him.” “I am but, I’m not sure where this relationship is going. We’ve been seeing each other for … More Two Different Worlds
I really didn’t think he meant it this time. Whenever he broke up with me, he always came back. He once said that I was like a drug habit he couldn’t kick and that made me feel good because it meant that he needed me. His family and friends never approved of me. They said … More A Drug Habit
Dear Diary, I had another BAD day today. Mom and I got into another one of our huge arguments. She’s always finding fault with me. I just can’t seem to do anything right. I’m sick and tired of this. Sometimes, I wish I could run away but where would I go? I can’t stay at … More Another Bad Day
I am sitting in front of the mirror. A bruised face with haunted eyes are looking back at me. The cut on my temple needed stitches. I used to be a nurse before I got married. I pick up the threaded needle and proceed to sew the cut. I bite down on my lip at … More One of These Days…
Her vision was slowly fading. Things were becoming indistinct. Yet, she could still find many reasons to smile. 18 Words This is for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click HERE.
She ran to the stone. It was her escape from her world. She always made sure she was alone before she clung to its sides, said the words and was transported to another world—a world where slavery didn’t exist. One of these days, she would remain there and never return to her life as … More Rashida’s World/Timeless #writephoto
“So, who gave you these roses?” Darla asked her friend, Shauna. Shauna froze. She’d forgotten to hide them. She always did whenever Darla came over. “My mother did,” she lied. Darla examined them closely. “They look like real roses with gold edges.” She touched each one. “They’re made out of glass!” “It’s getting late.” “You’re … More The Roses