Monday Morning Murder

Monday morning, the sun rose, the world turned, and my dog brought me a fleshy human hand from the creek. I contemplated it for a minute then looked toward the direction of the creek. Sun glinted like dancing diamonds through the leaves of the trees. The cicadas weren’t humming yet but the day would be… Continue reading Monday Morning Murder

The Gift

The Gift ‘Must be near Christmas,’ Warren said not meaning to speak the words out loud. The fire in front of them glowed a hot orange in its center with charred, blackened wood cooling on the outside. He stoked it to get the flames going again then sunk down onto the floor next to Kristen,… Continue reading The Gift

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