Still Reeling

Kalisa still couldn't believe it. She didn't want to believe it. Deandre had a girlfriend. She should have known that a handsome man like him wouldn't be single but she had hoped...What good had that hope done her? She had come to Jacksonville because of him. She had enrolled at the university where he taught …

Jelani and Nash

It was time to do what she had been putting off for far too long. It was going to be tough but she had reached the point where she didn't want to be his booty call anymore. She deserved better. And it didn't matter that she was crazy about the guy. It was obvious that …

Flynn Floored

It was a Saturday afternoon and Flynn was at an outdoor concert with his niece, Lilia and her best friend, Rea. Lilia's mother had begged him to take them to the concert as their chaperone because she couldn't go and her husband was away on business. So, against his will, he agreed. He picked Lilia …

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 …

Oh, Brother!

"Freya, how long are you going to continue believing in the pretends?" he demanded. "Aren't you sick and tired of being fooled by guys who aren't what they seem? I thought you had more sense than this." "How was I to know that he wasn't a student at the university? I have seen him on …

It’s Over

"I guess it's really over between you and Paul," Amy said. "I'm so sorry. I feel like it's my fault. If I hadn't opened my big mouth that day when you were in the shop..." "No. It's not your fault, Amy. It's mine. I did a stupid thing because I was afraid of losing him. …

Keziah’s Story

Jill was my best friend.  We grew up together.  We used to like the same books, movies and boys.  And when the boy we liked at a particular time liked one of us more, there were not hard feelings.  We were happy for each other.  So, when she met and fell in love with Greg, …

Better to Wait

She wished she could put up a No trespassing sign on her life and keep out the guys who acted like they cared for her but all they wanted was one thing and when she told them that she wanted to wait until she was married, they quickly lost interest. Her friends treated her as …

The Sunshine Comes

Do not lose hope, please believe that there are thousands of beautiful things waiting for you. Sunshine comes to all who feel rain. -R.M. Drake After staring at her painted toenails, she finally raised her head to look up at him.  They were standing by the lake on a cloudy Sunday afternoon.  They had just …

The Heart Sign

She stood there outside of the building, smiling as people started towards it and then stopped in their tracks when they saw the "No Entry" signs.  They huddled among themselves, had a discussion and then they backtracked without even bothering to go around the other side of the building where "Enter Here" signs were.  Typical. …

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