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 …

Cate Finally Tells Her Parents

"What is it, Cate?" Mrs. Hardwicke asked. "You had me terribly worried when you called this morning to tell me that you had bad news. What is the bad news? It isn't Edward, is it?" "No, Mother, this isn't about Edward," Cate replied with some resentment. Edward was the apple of their mother's eye. He …

Tulia’s Invitation

"Thanks for lunch, Boris," Tulia said when they were standing outside of the restaurant. Lunch with her had been very pleasant and it had helped him to forget about Cate for a while. "You're welcome," he said quietly. "Am I forgiven?" "Of course." "I returned the engagement ring this morning, you know." "Oh. That must …

The Assistant

PHOTO PROMPT ©-Copyright-Rochelle Wisoff-Fields I’m on my way back to the office with Mr. Morales’ lunch which I grabbed after dropping his shirts off at the laundry.  I’m his assistant, fresh out of university.  He’s the producer of the series, Savage Seeds.  We got along very well.  I greatly admired and respected him until last …

More Space?

Here I am on a beautiful tropical island and instead of relaxing in the shade with a good book, going for a walk or a swim, I'm texting him.  What's the matter with me?  I told him that things were moving too quickly and that I needed some space.  He wasn't happy about that but …

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