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"You're married?" Susan exclaimed. I felt a hole where my stomach should have been. I saw the look of shock and horror across her face. Then a pained look took over her whole body. I broke out in a cold sweat. I couldn't imagine hurting this woman and I b...

Nox 6 years ago

Flaw

Damn you, lizard brain!

I remember the day we created art,The surest sign I gave you my heart.Posing and kissing we took shot after shot,The caption reading my deepest thought. We hung it with care in our little room,Our symbol of love among doom and g...

Nox 6 years ago

Waves

Watch for signs. Your loved ones may need help.

I see you there, Out in the sea,Waving at people, Who just wave back. They don't understand.You're not having fun.The struggle is real,Too tired to swim. They can't see your callYour cry for help.The waves t...

gypsy 7 years ago

Ephemeral X

If you want to be certain something has been done, do it yourself

Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to poignant, the exchanges featured in each cha...

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gypsy 7 years ago

Ephemeral IX

Taking your own advice can be painless

Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to poignant, the exchanges featured in each cha...

aussie_kitty77 7 years ago

Is it a lost art?

Is it all to simple to find someone new....

After talking to you, I walked outside and leaned against the rail as I drag my cigarette and look out over the city.Wondering how this happened,how using the internetfills a need, a craving for affection. I guess I need to know,

frogprince 7 years ago

Words and Writing

Picture Prompt 1 - Fluttering words in the bramble mind.

As I sit here writing, words flutter from the breezes in my fertile mind. So often, I try to put them on paper or utter them aloud. They come out in a jumble, as if I pulled them from the brambles in my mind. I use words to communicate and inform, to conf...

poetlou 8 years ago

Into Black and White

needs for communicating

Into black and white I often wonder if our voices are actually heard. If people read our every word! Or is it like life where you skim through it to get to the end Never realizing that you might lose a friend. W...

gypsy 8 years ago

Ephemeral VIII

Is tact an essential aspect of good medical care?

Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to poignant, the exchanges featured in each chapter are a...

gypsy 8 years ago

Ephemeral VII

Omniscience can be supplanted by exploration and excitement

Ephemeral - Being a series of short stories that allow the reader to look in on the day to day interactions of a fictional couple. Flitting in tone from absurd to funny and at times even to poignant, the exchanges feature...