Undercover (200 Words) Casey sat with all the faded dignity of a self-crowned queen, her arm resting on the back of her plastic chair, her hat set back on her forehead at a jaunty angle. Aryn set the plate of fries and cheese in front of her with a care that was too deliberate toContinue reading “Undercover”
Category Archives: Fantasy
Seaside Song (131 Words) Was a sailor, sailor lad Fell into the salty brine Hit his head and caught his legs In seaweed thick and tough as twine. A mermaid fair with curling hair Saw him drowning in the deep Cut him free and brought him low To her coral home for sleep.
One Last Loop
One Last Loop (185 Words) Jane stood on the sidewalk outside her apartment. The morning air was humid, warming. It felt strange to be standing there. But after everything that had happened she had no choice but to go. It had been quite the adventure and the revelation of a dragon living in theContinue reading “One Last Loop”
The Clock (81 Words) Were I the motion, hammer of the mind I should by motion my free thought express— And through the idle moments left in wind Would meter action to a timed distress.
One of These Days
One of These Days (53 Words) One of these days I’m gonna fall in love— Just you wait and see. One of these days I’ll find something —someone— Waiting just for me!
City Mouse (177 Words) “I don’t like it,” said Nibbles. “It looks like a snake.” “Oh, come on!” Flip raced towards the escalator, his whiskers trembling with excitement. “Everyone does it. Look at that woman. And she only has two legs to her, too. I don’t know how the human-folk balance.” “They’re very big,” saidContinue reading “City Mouse”
Silver Shells and Beads
Silver Shells and Beads (365 Words) His cousins were visiting. Tommy knew he should like it when his cousins visited, but they were a little older than him and always treated him like a baby. So when his parents and their parents went to the beach, Tommy spent most of his time playing in theContinue reading “Silver Shells and Beads”
After the Adventure
After the Adventure (99 Words) She found him sleeping. The sun through the leaves warmed his skin in green and gold light, his long lashes casting shadows across his cheek.
Flight Plan (166 Words) “How can you love dragons and be scared of planes?” It was a legitimate question. After all, planes and dragons both fly. But the very sight of the cylindrical, soon-to-be-airborne machine made Sam blanch. His hands gripped the strap of his carryon and he met his companion’s question with a sicklyContinue reading “Flight Plans”
Marble Garden #writephoto
Marble Garden (822 Words) A silent, solemn figure to steal through the graves, his long cloak trailing in ebon folds as if he hurried night into the evening’s blue mists. Past the disconnected lines of wooden crosses he walked, mindless of the old and pausing in a moment’s fixed grief at the newer. His glanceContinue reading “Marble Garden #writephoto”