The Blue Boy

Those eyes seem to follow me...…

My sister Sally and I stood in our grandmother’s darkening living room staring at the wall. Staring at the painting to be exact. The Blue Boy by Thomas Gainsborough or as I referred to it Nightmare Fuel.Our mother used to send us to our grandmother R…

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What Gives You The Right

My rambling thoughts...…

What gives you the right to assume I’m DTF? That’s Down To… Well, you can look it up. I assure you I’m not. Perhaps after some time, some long time, and a bonding friendship built of courting and a heavy dose of flirting. Yes, I said courting. People…

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See Through

…and the meek shall inherit the Earth.…

To everyone in the room, she seems like just a normal girl wearing Vans, blue jeans, and a red hoodie, but to me, she is so much more. This outwardly unassuming woman is not who she claims to be. She is not the woman everyone sees. They see the versi…

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The Legend Of Arthur Abbott

How many of your legends are actually true?…

“Your parents are crazy.  Did they really tell you that?”  Patricia said and laughed at her best friend.“Yes,” Amy said. She felt defensive at her friend’s mocking attitude. “Come on. You expect me to believe that your parents made up a whole person …

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Dolls In The Dark

‘The dolls!’ was Emma’s first conscious thought.…

‘The dolls!’ was Emma’s first conscious thought. She was sure she heard the delicate sounds of pitter-patter across her hardwood floors. With a shaking hand, she grabbed her phone and prayed to God that nothing had touched her. Emma’s fingers slid si…

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The Witch of Kilmory Bay

"Where's my baby?"…

There once were three ordinary friends from an ordinary neighborhood in the ordinary town of Edinburgh, Scotland. One day, as they gathered for coffee, they decided they needed to get away from the city and so a camping trip was planned. Being tired …

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The Silent Carnival

Lavi stood in the cool dew-covered field. She loved the feel of the dampness on her toes. In this moment of meditation with the bird’s screams bouncing off her ears, she felt connected with the earth. Soon the field would be stamped down; run over by…

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The Littlest Red Hood Chapter 6

One small battle changes everything.…

The pain that exploded in her head as she opened her eyes made her want to throw up. She tried to move her arms and found that she couldn’t. She slowly opened her eyes again trying to figure out what was going on. When her eyes opened she was facing …

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The Littlest Red Hood Chapter 5

One small battle changes everything.…

They made their way up the hill and through the woods to the back of Helen’s house. The smell of food hit Cordelia’s nose as she stepped on the porch, and she realized that she was starving. Her stomach growled loudly. Micah grinned and opened the do…

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The Littlest Red Hood Chapter 4

One small battle changes everything.…

Micah stood up greeting her with a smile. His smile faltered when he noticed her expression. His hand reached towards her face and he used his thumb to rub the crease between her eyes. “Your face is much too beautiful to look so pensive.”She stood lo…

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The Littlest Red Hood Chapter 3

One small battle changes everything.…

Cordelia ran at a hard sprint, pushing herself harder, trying to outrun all of the emotions that had been building inside her. When she couldn’t push it any further, she slowed to a jog. Finally, slowly to a walk, she started to feel the cool air and…

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The Littlest Red Hood Chapter 2

One small battle changes everything.…

She spent most of the next day getting supplies that she needed for her house. She knew that she had at least two weeks at home because word of new Weres never came until after the full moon.Werewolves were able to change whenever they wanted, but du…

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The Littlest Red Hood Chapter 1

One small battle changes everything.…

“Don’t stop running!” the woman panted, dragging her son with her. The boy was scared and crying. He didn’t understand why his sister and father were not running with them. They ran for the hidden cave in the side of the mountain.“It’s a little furth…

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The Only Thing New Is You

Are you waiting for me?Waiting for me to step aside,To bow out gracefully,All for you to have what’s mine.I’ve watched you slinking around,Sneaking in behind the scenes,Planting seeds and little blooms,Hoping she will tend them.She has a gentle touch…

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The Whipping Post

Here I stand bound to you,Chained by history,Restrained by love. Your words strike me,Ripping through my flesh,Marking me with your pain. I alone take it,Welcoming your rage,Encouraging the hurt,All for your comfort. She is rebellious and mocking,Bac…

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And I Left

I couldn't bring myself to ask.…

The bar was too noisy and people stood shoulder to shoulder. They were all vying for a place at the bar. Music filled the air and it mingled with the laughter and drunken ramblings of its patrons. I first spotted him as he entered the bar. His black …

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I'm Sorry

I’m sorry for the things I said,And for the things I couldn’t say,The things I didn’t tell you,Despite knowing that I should.I’m sorry for saying too much,I told you more than you wanted to know,Things you didn’t need to hear,I pushed on through know…

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Have you ever just missed someone? Not the, oh I should call them kind of missing. I mean the kind where you are sitting right next to each other. You watch them and yearn for their hands, their kisses, and their attention.Where you wake up to a good…

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Who Are You?

Who are you when the white-hot reality of the day shines down?When there is nowhere left to hide and I see who you are.How clever you are at hiding the truth.What is left of us now that I see you?Who are you when the shadows of deceit are stripped ba…

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You are toxic,Stepping in and out of my life,Treating me as your own personal retreat.All consuming,Taking your fill until there is nothing left,Nothing left but an empty shell,Leaving me to heal,Leaving me to save the damage that you cause. How do y…

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