ometimes you need something sweet. S
onnie pointed to the orange cranberry pastry and paid for her splurge. C
nce seated she dipped it in her coffee and took a bite. O
othing prepared her for the explosion of signals from her tastebuds. N
veryone in her family preferred biscuits, but she would always be team… E
Acrostic Poem, food, story | Tagged
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Under a gloomy gray sky, she looked at the shattered pieces of her life strewn at her bleeding feet. She stood there dumbfounded. Everything was gone in mere moments! She cried and almost just gave up, but…
Time kept moving.
The sun crept out from behind the clouds.
She grabbed a broom and began to clean up the mess that had been her life and threw it away. She kept a couple of small pieces to remind herself of the before times. She then made a cup of tea and looked at the horizon.
The phoenix watched and learned.
100 Word Story, Fiction, parable, story | Tagged
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owling in frustration at not being able to participate H
bby kicked her sister as hard as she could A
hat made Matty scream, “Why did you do that?” T
ven if I wanted to, Abby said, I can’t kick the whole team E
eactions like that made Matty wonder the border between being a lover and a … R