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Yeah Write #132: Sisyphus’s Bane ( #amwriting #microstory )

The five-bedroom house loomed amid a thick carpet of fall leaves. Beautiful to the new owners. Gracie wouldn’t burst their bubble. “Mom–” “Sisyphus should’ve dropped the boulder.” The spare key … Continue reading

November 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Yeah Write #122: Vis-à-vis With a Time Traveler ( #amwriting #microstory )

Ethan shifted; a sofa spring twanged. “Say again!?” Alice sipped coffee. “Marbles in deep grooves stay stuck–” “–without a catastrophic catalyst.” “Right,” she said. “No groove…easy to make them fall.” … Continue reading

May 1, 2019 · 9 Comments

Yeah Write #118: Granny Knots ( #amwriting #microstory )

Her fingers are dressed in weathered rings. A lifetime of lacework mottles her skin. Wrinkled, rough knuckles slide beneath tatting threads; fingers shift the shuttle, pulling assured knots. My flower … Continue reading

April 3, 2019 · 5 Comments

Yeah Write #115: The Goat Girl’s Corruption ( #amwriting #microstory )

You burned my goat skin, charred my soul, and wedded me to your son. None asked which of my dreams had turned to ash. You feasted upon my beauty. Dine … Continue reading

March 6, 2019 · 5 Comments

Musings #35: The True Story of Santa (#ibelieveinsanta)

Seven. That’s the age I knew, through evidence analysis, that Santa wasn’t real in a singular way.   I let go of a lot of things, but that pipe-smoking, jolly, old … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · 3 Comments

Protected: Yeah Write #46: Snow, Rose, and the Key ( #flashfiction )

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