Monthly Archives: December 2016

Very Superstitious

In one of the stories I’m currently working on, my protagonist, Ruby, purposely drops a mirror on the floor. The act is a defiant disavowal of the superstition that says, break a mirror and suffer seven years of trouble for … Continue reading

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You Wanted It As Much As Me, He Said

He said I apologize. I never meant to hurt you. Ok. No. That’s not what he said, he told me you wanted it as much as me. His smile blinded me, but I knew no one would believe me unless … Continue reading

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The Stranger

This has been a difficult few weeks. I’ve watched my mother become a woman I don’t recognize. She’s always been so strong, so resilient, and her body is turning on her and there’s no defense strong enough to fight back. … Continue reading

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My Mother

i saw my mother today as she must have saw me one day so long ago a precious sight that doesn’t seem true toddling, helpless fumbling along the edges of life, dropping whatever she tried to hold a beautiful memory … Continue reading

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Tough Love

Isn’t it funny how tough love never manages to feel like love at all? How it feels more like hate. No, not hate, but indifference. And, of course, the irony of those thoughts visiting her, as she watches her mother … Continue reading

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