Relocate—The Witness Protection Program

The Daily Post prompt—RELOCATE This was the part about meeting people that Lizzie found difficult. No matter how much she told them, they always wanted more. Where are you from? What side of town? What schools did you attend? They didn’t need the details of her life, but if she didn’t share, they assumed there […]

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The Old Neighborhood

  The WP Daily Post prompt—NEIGHBORS Something tragic happened in the old neighborhoods where I grew up back in the day. Back then, most of the businesses up and down 31st Street—from South Park to Michigan Avenue—were owned by our neighbors. There was a dry cleaner and a hardware store, both owned by the parents […]

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Succumb to the Pull

WP—Daily Prompt Succumb (First time trying poetry. Be kind)   Succumb to the pull of poetry Words take their will, let them flo’ from me. Feelings now twisted Emotions ne’er existed On mere paper.   A poet? Who asks? Who cares? Words have wings and whispers are prayers. As ancient as the pull of prose […]

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Imposter! Fake! Fraud!

Today’s Word Press Daily Writing Prompt is FRAUD! How do deceptive charlatans live with themselves, we ask? We think of them as the lowest of human beings—pure evil. However, I’d like to imagine that some of them suffered irreparable damage, hurt, or loss which left them devoid of empathy or feelings of brotherly love. Surely, […]

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Fashionable vs Stylish

The Daily Post- Prompt Two On Wednesday, October 4, I began a journey of daily blogging by responding to the WP Daily Prompt, Denial. My short response took the form of a conversation between a couple after a stray cat that the woman had been feeding went missing. I made the subject ambiguous to see […]

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