Tag: Fiction

This is Friday night

This is Friday night

This is Friday night at the country club for dinner with my Ivy League husband where we will act surprised to see all the same people we saw last Friday night at the country club for dinner. The pale blue undertones in my $500 J McLaughlin dress will complement the deep blue in his Non-Iron Milano Fit Multiplaid Sport Shirt from...Read More
Lady Moth

Lady Moth

Why are butterflies more beautiful than moths? With their loud colors, their sturdy wings, their pretentious stories of transformation as if that one time they changed was some grand accomplishment. The butterfly had no control over that change. It was a pregnancy, giving birth to herself. There is no talent or skill in giving birth. Your body takes over with...Read More
Charcoal Skies

Charcoal Skies

The sky is charcoal grey with stars in every direction. In the distance, lightning flashes like an orange ball illuminating a low hanging clump of storm clouds. Cool air, smelling of salt and fish is tumbling around me pushing against my jacket, playing with my hair and lifting my skirt with unexpected gusts. I'm sitting on the beach with my...Read More
A Reconnaissance For Love

A Reconnaissance For Love

There came a time when there was no part of him untouched by pain. Broken trust tightened his neck and made his eyes burn with suspicion.  Deception weighed on his shoulders and back-- there was tightness to his movements.  Hurtful words and abandonment made his stomach twisted and sick. What was worse than his own pain was knowing the pain...Read More