In-Between (99 Words) The fence had stood between them since they were children. When she was little, Emmy peeked between the slats. She made up stories about the secretive boy-next-door. She decided he was magic.
Noise (84 Words) The traffic starts At six a.m. At five o’ clock It starts again The noise and rush is no surprise The world is quiet in your eyes.
Spotlight (99 Words) This was it. The moment she had been waiting for. Grace stood looking into the mirror. Her hair was brushed. Her lips were painted. It was a picture-perfect reflection. In the next room she could hear the other band members laughing, teasing. It seemed like an impossible dream that they had gottenContinue reading “Spotlight”
Time (28 Words) Time is running You stand still If you don’t run Time always will
The Bell That Couldn’t Ring (192 Words) One day they would have to ring the bell. It was inevitable. With the increasing attacks from the cave crawlers, it was only a matter of time before barbed and electric wire was breached and the town would be overcome. So there Peter stood in the hopes ofContinue reading “The Bell That Couldn’t Ring”
The Umbrella (175 Words) She had carried the umbrella since she was a girl. Sunshine and rain, there was the umbrella in her hand like a gentleman’s cane. And walking in a moonlight garden with her sister, there was the umbrella spread as always. Angie hadn’t seen her sister in ten years. Both of themContinue reading “The Umbrella”
Banners Fly (107 Words) I like to see a banner fly Proud beneath the unfurled sky Yet all its show can’t match the glow In my dear’s dark and shining eye.
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.
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.
Midnight Song (53 Words) Farewell, my friend, a new day’s come, With midnight so must I be gone, Like specter to his lonely grave, Now bedward go we, saints and knaves.