Monthly Archives: September 2015


It was raining the night we brought her home. Heavy downpours emerged from the slow and steady drizzle.   She slept soundly in the back seat, even though I ached to hold her in my arms.  Her face was calm … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait

Word count: 100 “It’s not funny anymore,” she pleaded. “I am seriously in pain.” Michael grinned at his friend in the back of the canoe.  Practical jokes made him feel in control, powerful.  Besides, no one would get hurt.  He … Continue reading

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Joanna was bored.  Stuck inside a third floor efficiency, she longed to be outside where the air was fresh and crisp.  Inside, Grandfather smoked his pipe, Grandmother slept upright in her chair, and with her nose glued to the grimy … Continue reading

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