The Kiss

The Daily Post—WP Monday It’s awkward to know when it’s right to take that first kiss. From the moment I saw Frazier, kissing him was all I could think about. No, he wasn’t the type I’d envisioned myself falling for. He wasn’t movie star handsome or body-builder athletic, but there was a magnetic power in […]

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A Memory In Honor of Mother’s Day

There are things I try not to dwell on. One of them is that my mother is no longer on this earth. She is out of reach and that’s not a thing I’ve allowed myself to examine. What I have examined is the speed with which cancer overtook her, causing her rapid demise. Mama didn’t […]

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Add Glitter To Old Stories

  It’s time to go back and revisit those old short stories and novels you wrote years ago and tucked away. Did you print them as hard copies, stick them in an envelope, and place them on the back of the shelf? Or, did you remove them from your hard drive and place them on […]

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Sometimes You Have To Take One For the Team

The Daily Post prompt—FROTH The froth oozed from his mouth and joy lit my heart. He was dying, and I didn’t regret it. In fact, a sense of freedom bubbled up inside of me. The weight I’d been carrying for the last seven years had taken wing and was trying to escape through my mouth—my […]

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Book Review 2018 “The Neon Houses” by Linda C. Mims

In a world where writers are always promoting themselves, it’s nice to have a friend, colleague, or reader take the time to read our work and leave an awesome, unsolicited review. For those of you who haven’t had the time to read The Neon Houses here’s what author, Suzanne Burke had to say. I am […]

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