The clouds linger Low And the rain Mists, Which is very odd For early February In Australia. I've just finished My a nine-hour day, Collapsing into my Bed, Windows bathing me In an overcast glow. For some strange reason I think of you. I think of you, For the first time In three years. … Continue reading You.
Tag: flash fiction
Father, take me home
I stand at the door; Hand outstretched, Knuckles white and Arms trembling. I know I have to knock, But I'm afraid of what I will find on The other side. I was kind, right? Compassionate to all? I gave to the needy and lonesome! I tried hard to play by The rules? But I also lied … Continue reading Father, take me home
I love you.
I was stupid To think That you wouldn't Lie to me. I thought That I was the Exception, That I meant Something to you. That I had truly Captured your Heart, and Tamed your wild Soul. Maybe I was Naive to think That I was something Special Or maybe Deep down I Knew, that you'd … Continue reading I love you.
Voluminous – Adjective
“Large in number or quantity” Maria wore a Voluminous dress Of powder sugar White, with Layers of Tule ruffles And ribbons Galore. 'Go big Or go home.' Was her motto, She lived by it For sure.
Suspiration – Noun
“A long, deep sigh” "Well, you know what?" Susie rose from the bed, a suspiration parting her lips, as she began to put her clothes back on, "Let's go with twenty for the dance, and call it quits, yeah?" "Thanks, I guess!" He mumbled dejectedly as he buckled his pants, "I swear that's never happened to … Continue reading Suspiration – Noun
Horsefeathers – Noun
“Slang – something not worth considering” "Balderdash, hogwash, gibberish, horsefeathers, claptrap, complete and utter nonsense," Ronald slurred over his larger to Jamerson, "There is no way in Gods-great-country that Usain Bolt can run faster than a bloomin' Cheetah!"
Moira – Noun
“Among ancient Greeks – A person’s fate or destiny” My name is Moira, And contradictory to My name, I have no control Over any facet of My life. The only thing I Know for certain Is that I have An impeccable Tallent for conjuring Bad luck.
Sacrilege – Noun
“Desecration, profanation, misuse, or theft of something sacred.” "I shall grab a Meat Lover, deep-pan on BBQ sauce," Cody said across the counter to the Pizza Boy. "And for the lady..." He turned to his girlfriend of six months. "A Supreme with Pineapple, on a gluten free base" Chloe followed after Cody's request. Sacrilege! Cody … Continue reading Sacrilege – Noun
Boustrophedon – Noun
“An ancient method of writing in which lines run alternately from right to left and from left to right” "This makes no feckin' sense." Prill groaned, tilting the aged manuscript back and forth, eyes crinkling and readjusting with each movement. Her grubby fingertips threatening to ruin the black ink embossed with gold that trawls across … Continue reading Boustrophedon – Noun
Patrician – Noun
“A person of noble or high rank; an aristocrat” Feed with a silver spoon By his wet nurse and Teethed on whisky. Plush handmade toys Replaced With fast Italian cars. An elitist education; Catholics schools and Scholars Grants. Weekends in Spain, Christmas's in Prague, Summer in Venice. Connections with the World provided by A … Continue reading Patrician – Noun