Bumping into Mr. Kyriaku

PHOTO PROMPT © Trish Nankeville "Are you thinking of buying the plant, Ms. Sambu?" Her heart skipped a beat when she saw Mr. Kyriaku standing there. "No." "Very unusual looking, isn't it?" "Yes." "Is something the matter?" "No." "Are you still embarrassed about seeing me naked?" She lowered her eyes and nodded. "Yes." "I didn't …

Nature Walks & Falling in Love

He hadn't meant for it to happen but it had. She was his teenage sister, Felice's childhood friend and he had fallen hopelessly and madly in love with her. How could it have happened? He had known her since she was nine--a scraggly girl with braids who used to smile shyly at him whenever she …

Tricked & Tormented

He was in a foul mood because of his future father-in-law. When they were together in his office, the older man said to him, "Lord Seton's estate is up for sale. I was thinking that I could buy and give it to you and Camilla as a wedding present." Patrizio scowled at him. "No, thank …

Escape to the Country

The cottage, surrounded by rolling hills, was a welcome oasis from the hustle and bustle of London.  It was his weekend escape. He stood at the window, musing when he heard approaching footsteps.  “What are you doing here?” he demanded. 40 Words This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here.

No Future Here

Photo by Na’ama Yehuda “No, James.  We can never see each other again.” “Never?” The thought was unbearable. “No!  God saved your life so that you could return to your family." “When I was hit and thought that I was going to die, I saw your face, Maddie and I hung on.  I’m alive because …

A United Front

Bruce stood there, waiting for Elyse. After his brother-in-law Clancy had called him to tell him that Lisa had lied to him about her, he had called Elyse right away and asked her to meet him today. He was hurt and upset that Lisa had lied to him. She had lied so convincingly that he …

Behind Us

"Is it really over between you and her?" "Yes. We said goodbye last night." "I--I don't want to know if that was all you did--say goodbye. I don't want to know what you said to her or how you felt saying goodbye to her. I don't want to know anything. I want to forget that …

Matt’s Story

A couple of years ago, my world as I knew it was turned upside down.  I was 17 and at my cousin, Rose's wedding.  At the reception, a relative who had way too much to drink, put his arm around me and said, "I don't know about the rest of the family but I'm sure …

Chalise

I've tried to get every single memory of you out of my mind but it is like trying not to breathe.  You are all I think about.  Yours is the only face I see or want to see.  You are my past but I still want you to be my present and my future.  This …

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