#VisDare 135: Negotiating

At long last I found you again my darling, after all those months of anxiety! Where could you be? And you are there, just in front of me, in the middle of those inert little dolls… When your turn comes be sure that fellow will notice your guy, I’m a good head above the others.Continue reading “#VisDare 135: Negotiating”

Snap #TheDailyPost

Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt.   On the long flight back home we took great care of you: you, so fragile, so graceful… Now you dance proudly on the special shelf, reserved for the most honorable guests. Behind your mask, the mask of the Butterfly Maiden, under the beautiful wings, IContinue reading “Snap #TheDailyPost”

Object #TheDailyPost

Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt.   Passers-by in the rain in a mist of thoughts, faces forlorn no-one knows how long, how long waiting for you to vanish never to see your beloved face again. Image: Little Penthouse, 1931. Martin Lewis. Drypoint, via kafkasapartment

I will listen… #ThursThreads – Tying Tales Together – Week 195

It comes back at this time of the year: longing for open spaces, a different sky, another light in the morning… So we argue about where, and when, and for how long: not a severe argument, I’m willing to listen, and you have the grace to hear my reasons. But it won’t end for sometime,Continue reading “I will listen… #ThursThreads – Tying Tales Together – Week 195”

New project, another city #amwriting

We look at the maps, we search for the ideal nest – a place where to love and write… So we are in planning mood, drawing budgets, counting miles, making lists. Much to do in-between, we don’t want time to fly too quickly. We want to walk along those streets, retracing our steps, pausing at theContinue reading “New project, another city #amwriting”

#FiveSentenceFiction: Waves

Tirelessly, we walk along the shore, the light reflected from the trees, as if attracted to your beauty, the sea breeze caressing your hair: a summer poem. Deep in the cove lie the lazy rocks, and, perhaps some deeper secrets, even a sea monster and her mermaid lover? We laugh: waves lick the sand, wooingContinue reading “#FiveSentenceFiction: Waves”

#FiveSentenceFiction: Spoiled (or a day in Paradise)

We walk along the high brick wall, the road side covered with snowdrops and daffodils, soon to see the old castle, perched on the hill, surrounded by meadows, ochre stones on blue sky. Few trees are yet in bloom: this is the time of year when Spring is lurking, not yet triumphant, but already more thanContinue reading “#FiveSentenceFiction: Spoiled (or a day in Paradise)”

#Visdare 85: Second Sight

This is our old room, where we used to play, Our toys are no longer there, lost, sold, gone to alien places, But the light is there, in the dusty morning, where we looked, I at you, your eyes, your lips, You at me, wondering What you could do with this girl ~ In the magicalContinue reading “#Visdare 85: Second Sight”

#FiveSentenceFiction: Bedtime

Sarah could not sleep, never did when she was flying. Most passengers had abandoned their films or books, next to her, the beloved husband was deep in dreams, the attractive and cherished face twitching from time to time. They were now over Greenland, the icy landscape, far below, lit by a frigid moonlight through scattered clouds. ItContinue reading “#FiveSentenceFiction: Bedtime”

#DP Daily Prompt: Once Upon a Time

You came in, as coffee was brewing, the soft sound and aroma of winter mornings. Our eyes met, and I knew, and this certainty sealed the day: for where else would I be invited to drink off the chalice of time, humble mortal in front of the Goddess. And so it was that I learnedContinue reading “#DP Daily Prompt: Once Upon a Time”