Category Archives: Creative writing

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Echoes

Trifecta: Week Forty  DINOSAUR    3: one that is impractically large, out-of-date, or obsolete Thought I’d give it a try again….in 33 words, short and bittersweet…   “Well duh, mother. ” “Oh my Gawd, are you ser-i-ous?” “I can’t believe you don’t … Continue reading

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Fine Things

Lonely bachelor, the beach, a woman and child, whirlwind romance. dreams coming true… Blindsided by illness tearful goodbyes, …the end. Missing her desperately scrambling new job, new home unexpected second chance at love. Trifextra: Week Twenty-Two :This time, we’re asking you … Continue reading

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A drawback to Facebook

Opened up Facebook this morning, for some entertainment only to find you had left us, my friend from so many years ago. Wasn’t it us just yesterday, playing under a beautiful blue sky. Now all that is left is an empty space, … Continue reading

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1987

Cool brick, slick, wet pavement, weak light creeps into the alley The embrace smelling of Polo cologne, cigarettes and a warm denim jacket Pressed into one, kissing hungrily, his hands running across her back Oblivious to the world, outside of theirs. Trifecta: Week … Continue reading

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It wasn’t the first time

Alone in the aisle, knowing she had enough money… but what was the fun in that? Standing up straight, sliding it up her sleeve, slipping out the exit to join her giggling girlfriends.   Trifextra: Week Nineteen Complete the following story in 33 words: … Continue reading

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The best of intentions

Excitement of a new love, that electrical sense of his nearness Seeing each other, never tiring Talking long into the night about everything…about nothing Hot breath on her neck, his heartbeat beneath her hand, whispering love words in the darkness, can’t … Continue reading

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What I should be doing instead of this

Oh cruel, dirty dishes, mockingly piled in the sink Your crusty food stuck and foul, rotten stink. You think you have me bested, you miserable fool Meet your match, my dishwasher from Whirlpool!   Trifextra: Week Eighteen : write a poem … Continue reading

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