He Found Grèce

It was the end of March. Three more months left and then, he would be returning to Hong Kong. He broke the surface of the water and ran his fingers through his hair, closing his eyes and sighing heavily. Why did he have to return to his life there when he longed to remain here? …

The Benefits of Sex

"Today, I read about the benefits of sex," Zina told her husband, Siddh as they were getting ready for bed. She was sitting in the bed and he had just stepped out of the shower. "Really? What are the benefits aside from a very pleasurable experience?" "Well, according to the article, sex keeps your immune …

Unscripted

Out here in the woods, I feel like an actor about to shoot an important movie scene but I don’t remember any of the lines of the script.  In high-school drama class, I used to ad-lib a lot when I forgot my lines. But this isn’t a drama class.  This is real life. What do …

Some Vacation

PHOTO PROMPT © Fleur Lind “It’s lovely, isn’t it?” Lindsay remarked. “What is?” Jock asked, distracted. “The sunset.  Look at the colors.  It reminds me of a painting.” Jock didn’t answer.  “What’s the matter, Jock?” “Nothing.” “You’ve been moody ever since we left New York.” “I haven’t been moody.” “Yes, you have.  Is it because …

Dinner & a Marriage Proposal

He was nervous but he had made up his mind that he was going to do it tonight. He had bought the ring since they returned from their trip to Sicily. There was no doubt in his mind that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with her. He loved her and he …

A Matter of Opinion

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields “It was great having Dushan and Chioma here for Hanukkah,” Havel remarked. “I had no idea that your cousin was so good-looking.” “But, you saw the wedding photos.” “Yes, I did but he’s much better looking in person.” “And so is Chioma.  She’s stunning.” Brigita’s eyes widened.  “You think she’s stunning?” “Yes, I do” “Well, I don’t.” …

Edward’s Plan to Propose

Edward was on his way to meet Gladys at their favorite restaurant. It was where he was going to pop the question. Last night when he visited his parents, he told them, "I'm going to ask Gladys to marry me." They exchanged glances, then, his mother asked him, "Do you love her?" "Of course, I …

Lunch, the World Cup, Admirers & Surrey Hills

A week ago, Gideon was on his way to Oxford to pick up Chelsey and bring her back to London. He had called her yesterday after he finished watching the third place play-off match of the World Cup. When she answered, he asked, "How would you like to watch the World Cup Quarter Finals between …

Hank Proposes

Hank was walking on the beach, his mind on what was ahead. In a couple of hours the sun would disappear over the horizon. He was looking forward to watching it set with Ede who would be arriving shortly. He couldn't wait to see her although his heart skipped a beat every time he thought …

Tarik’s Visit, Part Two

Tarik's meeting with Milton was over. After they said goodbye, Milton returned to his office. Instead of saying goodbye and leaving, Tarik walked over to the desk. Tisha's heart began to pound but she feigned nonchalance. Was he about to make another appointment to see Milton or was he just coming to say goodbye? When …

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