Tag Archive: short story

Dragonfly Glow

Dragonflies. Artificial. Brilliant. Alight in night. peekiequeen poem/Six word story copyright: Thursday, June 5, 2014 Advertisements

A Worthwhile Experience

Well… I’ve waited long enough. I didn’t win the Short Story Contest that I entered in February and shared with great enthusiasm in the previous Blog post entitled Letting it Go. How do… Continue reading

Trim and trim and trimming the fat

Wow! Who would have thought entering a Short Story Contest would be so grueling! This has been a tough go for sure. I have somehow managed to wrench myself away from the MIGHTY… Continue reading

How BIG is Your Brave

Sophie didn’t think there was anything left for her. She reached for the small plastic bottle and held it in her hand. By lamplight in her bachelor apartment, the writing on the label… Continue reading

A Dinner to end all Dinners

It felt strange walking through the door. If you didn't know any better, you'd think that we were just a small group of friends gathering for a dinner party. But this wasn't just… Continue reading

DP Challenge: Points of View

HE LUMBERED IN TO THE CAFÉ and took his usual spot at the lunch counter. He knew what he wanted to order but he couldn’t formulate the request. Instead, he sat hunched over,… Continue reading

Frantic Francis Faces Fears

Fraught with uncertainty, Francis entered the room. Fully agitated, he sat in the corner. Forcing a smile, he surveyed the scene. Frenetically aware, he was in the wrong place. Feigning pain, he rose… Continue reading

Jump? Don’t jump?

She sat at the edge of the cliff. She could see the ocean swirly blue and foamy crashing against the rocks down below. Wow, that sure is a long way down, she thought.… Continue reading

In Another Life…

“In another life, I would be your girl We’d keep all the promises, be us against the world! In another life, I would make you stay, So I don’t have to say you… Continue reading

“We’re happy free confused and lonely at the same time”

They walked into the room and smiled. When the chance was given to them, they stood at the microphone and began to share. "We're happy to be young. Young is fresh and exciting.… Continue reading