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Why He Left- Trifextra Week 60

“In our first apartment, we watched the rain. I held him when he was sick.” She took his black peacoat last. “I remember, and he does, too.” I, mistress, fought the rebellion, but lost the war. ~*~ 36 word challenge for Week 60 Of Trifextra was a fun morning for me. I had to use […]

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“Diner”, or A Saturday Short

The diner was the place to be. Rose always thought so. “Here’s your coffee and the cream,” the waitress said. (Cindy, the computer of Rose’s brain ticked: had two kids and a husband in jail. But Cindy was convinced he hadn’t done the crime he was incarcerated for.). She loved the way the waitresses all […]

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Past and Pending – Write at the Merge Challenge

Past and Pending ~*~ I took the river road until I reached the end I wrote those words into my song “Lullaby”, but I had never actually taken River Road all the way up.  When Meagan called me looking for an adventure, I thought about the words again. “Let’s go as far North as we […]

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On the Edge – Scriptic Challenge

I am on the edge. 2012 is about thirty seconds from being over, and 2013 is coming at me fast. I am standing on the back porch of my parent’s house, watching someone else’s firework.  Bright flashes of multicolored lights that I barely see as I dwell in my own head. I am wondering: why […]

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Soliloquy – Trifecta Anticipation

“Pass the salt,” you say Head buried in a screen. I obey, but feel somehow Your work is but a door between. Your dinner nearly done, The dawning thought: I deemed I’d seen this somewhere else before. And then- An Anticipation! Of what our future might become. The endless hours dragging on. The night begun […]

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Beautiful Chaos- Red Writing Hood The Gallery

x She had waited all day to get a chance to talk to her old college friend. Her stockings were slipping in a most irritating way under her slacks by the afternoon. She shuffled at her guard post, trying to fix them without being too obvious. “You dancing or what?” Charles popped through the doorway […]

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Goddess Crush – trifecta weekly

The city was hers. Felicia wrapped her toga tighter around her thin frame and sneered down at her subjects. She towered above them. “You have turned from the old ways,” she boomed, her voice like thunder as it echoed. “Now, you shall pay!” They screamed and ran. But they could not escape. She pounded a […]

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Studio Time (Scriptic and Velvet Verbosity)

prompt: “My philosophy is that if you don’t feel like what you’re creating is the best work you’ve ever done, it’s time to throw in the towel.” -Bernie Taupin ~*~ I was on the tenth rewrite of the song. (Counting the lyric change in the first week.) Whatever. I was jacked up on lattes and […]

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Experienced – 100 word song challenge

The wood shone like water as the stage lights came up. She walked out. Realism was a fiction – all that mattered was her cool indifference and the Valium that allowed her to sing. Her manager had warned her no one listened to classical music. “If you bring that cello onstage again, you’re gonna lose […]

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Dana and David- Trifecta Week Forty-Two

A child’s purest love. That’s what she always had for him, and he for her. Sometimes she felt like it was written on her. A note graffitied on a swing set by a school crush that everyone could see. David and Dana went everywhere together. Did everything. Some would say they were so close they […]

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