Wednesday, September 30, 2009


His room reminded me of a magpie's hoard I stumbled across. Everything cheap and worthless and eye-catching. How could he even get through this mess?

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Tuesday Prompt

"If you can't convince them, confuse them." - Harry S. Truman

Monday, September 28, 2009

Monday Misguidance

"Okay, I paid the twenty bucks. What do the cards say?"

-from The Writer's Book of Matches

Sunday, September 27, 2009

Sunday Funday

This was it. The last freaking straw. I couldn't live in this dump another day.

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Friday, September 25, 2009

Friday Funkday

When Ronnie got us backstage passes, I thought it was going to be the best night ever! I sure as hell didn't expect THIS!

Wednesday, September 23, 2009


"You're a sneaking fox. I hate you!" Christine slammed her bedroom door.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Monday, September 21, 2009

Monday Maelstrom

"Either you tell him, or I will."

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Sunday Funday

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Friday, September 18, 2009

Friday Funkday

My mouth ran dry. "You don't think..." I stop and stare. "Cursed? You think this is cursed?"

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

House Painting

Susan was perched at the top of the ladder, using a tiny brush to get the edges. John had a wicked idea.

Monday, September 14, 2009

Monday Musings

If a metaphor
were sufficient,
I would think of mist today
as a silent woman...

- from The Mist by Lois Marie Harrod

Sunday, September 13, 2009


Friday, September 11, 2009

Friday Funkday

I've always been afraid of water, not really the water, sinking and then drowning in it.
"Come on," she says. "Get in."
I stare at the small boat and swallow hard. And then I carefully take one foot off the dock.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Tuesday Prompt

"The human heart likes a little disorder in its geometry." - Louis de Bernieres

Monday, September 7, 2009

Monday Muse

...We never think about landmarks.
Or if we do
we want them to be
the way that waves are.
Distorting shape and form.
Always of interest.

- from Person With A Mask On by Rochelle Ratner

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Sunday Funday

In two minutes, she'd be here.

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Friday, September 4, 2009

Friday Funkday

My face was on fire as I stood there staring down at my sandals. It wasn't like I was completely unprepared for my first kiss--I just didn't expect it to happen like this.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009


She waited for him to reach the top of the ladder, a rose in his hand.