UNRECOGNIZABLE: A Rondelet

Lost expression Broken reflection in the glass Lost expression Vacant, black, hollow eyes stare back Piercing darkness permeates through  Leaning closer, I question “who?” Lost expression The Prompt: You wake up to discover a completely different, unknown face staring back at you from the mirror. Reena’s Xploration Challenge #239 The Rondelet is a French form consistingContinue reading “UNRECOGNIZABLE: A Rondelet”

TBT 2020- Halloween Writing Prompt: Bats in the Belfry (50 Words)

Bats in the Belfry, Hanging and waiting for the bells to chime the midnight hour. On their peal, they will fly out into the darkness, disrupting the October night sky. Silhouettes against the full moon, Embracing their calling, they loom. They own the time until the bells call them home.

Throwback Thursday: CRAZY

I am not crazy. I can’t be. Would a crazy person be able to define the word itself? No, I am not crazy, but this . . . this defies all logic. No matter how hard I try, what is happening in this house is beyond explanation and that is exceedingly uncomfortable to me. NoteContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: CRAZY”

TBT- Halloween Writing Prompt: Bats in the Belfry (50 Words)

Bats in the Belfry, Hanging and waiting for the bells to chime the midnight hour. On their peal, they will fly out into the darkness, disrupting the October night sky. Silhouettes against the full moon, Embracing their calling, they loom. They own the time until the bells call them home.

Halloween Writing Prompt: Monsters in the Dark (50 Words)

Monsters in the dark, lingering, waiting in silence. You hear them breathe, Knowing they are there. They have always been there. Monsters in the darkness of your mind. Shivering with eyes fiercely shut, you wish them away. Still they remain. Unwelcome. Uninvited. Hiding in the corners of regrets and memories.

Falling Leaves, Warm Memories

*This was for a short story contest where you had to start with the sentence, “By the time I stepped outside, the leaves were on fire.” By the time I stepped outside, the leaves were on fire. The remnants of hours spent raking now filled an old drum, surrendering to the heat of a controlledContinue reading “Falling Leaves, Warm Memories”