One heart, two sides.Opposing factions: love and hate.He could feel both, after the outbursts and the abuse.As she slept it off.Love and hate, sympathy and anger.It couldn't go on.But how did it end? Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt, hosted by SammiScribbles. This week’s prompt was: Faction. Click on the link to read more stories by … Continue reading OPPOSING FACTIONS
'Do you have a preference?' 'About what?' 'Sex.' 'Huh?' Arthur turned from the game on the television and looked at her. 'That got your attention. Christmas dinner, turkey or duck?' Arthur turned back to the game. 'Whatever.' 'Fine.' It would be nice if he took an interest, but she didn't need him to. Her weekly … Continue reading SEXUAL PREFERENCE
15th of May every year, Frank and Bill met at the bench. They reminisced about old times. About meeting their sweethearts that day on the rollercoaster at Coney Island. About the lives they'd had together. The good times. The sad times. About growing old and being alone. 'Ready?' 'Of course!' Then they'd ride the rollercoaster … Continue reading ANNIVERSARY
I swore fidelity to the crown and to my husband. I knew as I uttered the words to both, solemnly and with reverence, that I would keep neither. The marriage was arranged and brokered between the families. A marriage of business and politics. It was polite and kind and never hurtful, but it was passionless … Continue reading I SWEAR
She saw him through the window as he approached the café. The arrogant strut, the charming smile, the nonchalant wave. She stopped toying with the sugar shaker and placed it back in the rack and clasped her hands together to mask her nervous tension. How had she not seen it in the first place? How … Continue reading WHAT ARE LITTLE GIRLS MADE OF?