Hope

The ship went down quickly. Those who could made for the life rafts; the rest jumped overboard. I was one of the lucky. The night air chilled my skin, but I never noticed the cold. A woman next to me grabbed my hand and held too tight. Thank God I thought. If I felt pain, … Continue reading Hope

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Lily Rose

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. This weeks unique photo is provided by Anurag Bakhshi. Her true name was Lily Rose but folks in town called her Crazy Flower Lady. She was a gardener, the last of her kind in this part of the … Continue reading Lily Rose

Wishes

Friday Fictioneers is a weekly challenge to write a complete story in 100 words or less based on a photo prompt. Thanks to Rochelle Wisoff-Fields for hosting this challenge and Ronda Del Boccio for this week’s prompt. Amy had one wish…solitude. Her hectic life kept her busy morning to night. Always doing something for everyone … Continue reading Wishes

Step on a Crack…

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. Thanks to James Pyle for submitting this week's photo.  “Step on a crack…break your mother’s back!” Daisy heard the superstitious chant from her older cousins and believing them to be wise beyond their seven years, took care to … Continue reading Step on a Crack…

Just Sports II

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge to write a 200-word story based on a photo prompt. Thanks to C.E. Ayr for this weeks challenge. To see what other stories were inspired by this great photo, just go here.  This week is a continuation of my last story, Just Sports. I couldn't leave Frank and … Continue reading Just Sports II