Warmup Wednesday!: Finding The Sunshine

Warmup Wednesday!. A fog settled, creating a warm cloud that provided distance between me and everyone else. It swirled around, day after day, allowing me to disconnect from those who surrounded me. From life. As Shiva ended those who kept me fed and clean began disappearing into the fog. By the end of Shloshim, only…

Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 27: The Prisoner

Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 27.             The curtain fell as thunderous applause echoed around the old theater. The actors trotted off stage left towards the dressing rooms, leaving the director and his protégé.             “David, that was amazing! How’d you manage to find someone so convincing for Alec?”             The…

Warmup Wednesday!: A Fresh Start?

Warmup Wednesday!. Cold, black water lapped against the boat’s chipping paint. Hidden by brush and trunk, she contemplated her next move.             “Come with me.” His words echoed in her mind. “Meet me at the guard house. We’ll get a fresh start, together.”             Her friends had stared, slack-jawed, when she’d told them. “The most…

Groundhog Day

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “A Dog Named Bob.” “Bob! Bob! Come and get it, boy!” I round the corner, bumping against the edge just in time to see Nana pouring syrup all over the contents of a plate. One of the floral-patterned china plates, no less. “Morning, Nana,” I call to her,…

Knaves All Three: Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 26

Flash! Friday: Vol 3 – 26. They stare haplessly at the in-wall ovens that failed to fire yet again. There was always trouble, always excuses at this restaurant. Rub-a-dub-dub, three fools in a tub… Yet another Friday had arrived, as had the farmer with his delivery per their contract. With him was a load of…