Seasons and Morning Mist (203 words) She remembered standing on that ridge overlooking that moorland. It had been a morning like this a little over a year ago. The sky had been that pale, cool pink softening towards a rainy afternoon chill. She remembered huddling under her cloak, trying to keep the rain out asContinue reading “Seasons and Morning Mist #writephoto”
It was traditional, not to say required, to be married before the stones. The people of the fields and drops of Little Boulding had kept to this tradition, not at all a requirement, since before anyone could remember. So of course it was expected that if they were to be married, even a goblin andContinue reading “Facing the Stones (434 Words)”
Reflection (74 Words) O looking back the way I came, I found my future much the same; The dreams short-lived, the shadows tall, Still one true Light above it all.
True Life (46 Words) Pictures on the wall my stand Day and month and year No picture ever yet can catch The memories we hold dear
Sailing Love Song (54 Words) Fly away, fly away Bird on the breeze Bring him this message My love on the seas—
Ribbons in his Hair (161 Words) Emily knew the minute she went around the corner that she was about to get an earful. “It’s that time of the year again!” said the elf. He sat as if he’d been waiting for her, his hands clenched on tree bark and his green eyes seething petulant fire.Continue reading “Ribbons in his Hair”
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.
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”
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”
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”