The Senior Party

The sun was setting when Shiloh arrived at the school. The parking lot was filled with cars and cars were coming and going as parents dropped their teenagers off at the front of the building. Her father gave her and with her friends Carla, Patricia and Dawn a ride over. "I'll pick you up at …

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Dinner with the Group

Jason glanced at his watch. In a few minutes, he, Michelle and a few other colleagues would be heading out of the office to have dinner at Hong Kong Kitchen. He pulled on his jacket and then went over to his desk to power off his computer before locking his drawers. Michelle stood at the …

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The Gent and the Boor

She stood there, thinking about the last time Deverell and she saw each other. He was in a foul mood and she couldn't understand why. Was it because she had shown up to charitable gala with his younger brother, Parker? Why should that bother Deverell? After all, he was there with the stunning French actress, …

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Celebration and Commitment

Boris was out taking a walk. It was early evening. He had stopped by Tulia's apartment to see if she wanted to join him but she wasn't there. Too bad. It would have been nice. He thoroughly enjoyed her company. They had been seeing each other regularly for several months now. As he walked in …

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Slavery and Grooming

"What's on your mind?" Mats asked Abi. She looked like she was thinking about something. "Downtrodden doozies and winded waxers." "I'm sure you're going to explain what you mean." "Downtrodden doozies are people who are mistreated because they are thought to be troublesome, difficult or problematic. When slaves rebelled against their masters, they were seen as troublesome …

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Trapped

We remain trapped when we allow fear to block our means of escape. She sat in bed in the Inky blackness and the faintest glow of light from around the door warned her that she wasn't alone anymore. He was there. She could hear him moving about now. What was she going to do when …

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An Evening Out with Karine

It was Thursday night. After having something light to eat because he didn't have much of an appetite because he was so excited to be going out with Karine even though it was just to play ping pong, he showered and changed into a grey shirt and dark blue pants. He put his luggage away. …

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Emily’s Birthday Party

As Shiloh waited for the bus which would take her to Mr. Gladstone's place, she began to feel nervous. This was the first time that he would see her with her natural hair. Would he like it? She hoped with all her heart that he would. Everyone did--her family and her friends. They all thought …

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Chloe

She was reading, when the doorbell rang. Who was it? she wondered irritably. It couldn't be Iain. He wasn't due home until this evening unless he had come home early and had forgotten his key. She put the book on the window ledge and got up. When she peered through the keyhole and saw who …

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Bumping into Karine

It was Wednesday evening. He had come home two hours ago, showered, changed and had dinner. He was on his chatting with his mother through What's App while checking his emails. His father wasn't at home. "He'll be sorry that he missed you," she said. "I'll call again over the weekend. How are you and …

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