Sophia’s Secret

My name is Sophia.  I have been living with a secret since I was eight.  It's a shameful thing and every-time I think about it, I feel sick and I wish I could curl up and just die.  No one at school knows but I keep wondering if they could tell just by looking at …

For Better or For Worse

"How long are you going to continue looking out that window?  She's not coming back.  Sooner or later you must accept that." He didn't answer.  Her words cut to the core but he refused to believe that Brittany was gone forever. "She got tired of waiting and decided that it's time to move on.  Can't …

Weekend Writing Prompt #90

The flickering candlelight illuminates my furrowed brow as I think of the expression on your face when I told you that I loved you. You were silent. I waited for you to say you loved me too, but you didn’t.   40 Words   This is the first time, I’m participating in the Weekend Writing …

Affairs of the Heart

When Bianca went out on to the balcony of her friend Connie’s spacious flat, she was pleasantly surprised to see Chandler sitting there.  He looked so elegant although he was dressed very casually in a tan colored jacket, denim shirt and jeans.  The brown belt he wore matched the spiffy shoes she saw on the …

The Candy Bar

Nancy swore that this was the last time she was going to take Kayla to the supermarket.  From the time they walked through the automatic doors the pestering started and continued up and down each aisle.   Sheer will-power, counting to ten and silent prayers kept her temper in check.  Things almost came to a head at …

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