That Much I Know

It was the morning after. She had locked herself in the hotel bathroom belonging to a man she didn’t know. Her heart thudded too fast in her chest; no relief from the adrenalin surging through her. She gripped the white porcelain sink and looked up into the brightly lit mirror. The face looking back was… Continue reading That Much I Know

Beware Extinction

The knock against the window is loud enough to wake her. She sits up in bed looking at the window. The sound comes again. She throws back the covers and stumbles out of bed toward the window. She swallows visibly and her expression is tight with fear. Her hand touches the curtains and she pauses.… Continue reading Beware Extinction

A Rose that Grew from a Crack in the Concrete

My Indie Ink challenger this week was Shiv with 'a rose that grew from a crack in the concrete' and I challenged Chaos Mandy I watched the blood seep along the pavement. The dark red thickness of it flowed through my hand as I lay there. It was losing color, turning black. Everything around me… Continue reading A Rose that Grew from a Crack in the Concrete

Haiku – Indie Ink #2

My Indie Ink writing challenge this week was from Bewildered Bug and I challenged Jen O. I decided to do something I've never attempted before - Haiku. I based it on Haiku in English which can be up to 17 syllables. I learned that Haiku shouldn't 'tell all' and also not reveal everything about its subject. I… Continue reading Haiku – Indie Ink #2

Fortune Cookie – Indie Ink

This is my first Indie Ink Challenge. I was challenged by Tara Roberts and I challenged Stillie. Feedback welcome and thank you for taking the time to read my stuff. Fortune Cookie 25th April      The crunch of fortune cookies enveloped the table along with laughter and the obligatory, ‘What did you get? What… Continue reading Fortune Cookie – Indie Ink