It Didn’t Start With You

Writing Challenge: September 11, 2018 Prompt: write something inspired by the sentence: "It didn't start with you."   It didn’t start with you. I loved you like an obsession. I believed that my devotion, my determination would pull us through. No matter how you hurt me, betrayed me, abused me- I forgave, I forgot, I … Continue reading It Didn’t Start With You

Dreaming of Losing You

Last night, I dreamed that you died and that I had been texting and talking to your ghost for weeks; the weeks that you have been away. When I realized you were dead I was so heartbroken because we had no future together if you were gone. I cried because, just like, Ally who passed … Continue reading Dreaming of Losing You

Silent Night

Writing Challenge: Jan 18, 2018 Prompt: Write a story that begins with "the silence woke her" The silence woke her. Her eyes swept the dark room- quickly analyzing every shadow. Nothing was wrong. Nothing out of place; everything was as it had been for the last 2 years since they had moved in- except one … Continue reading Silent Night

Three Months, Three Things Unsaid

writing challenge: Jan 6, 2018 Prompt: Write 3 things he could never tell her. She hasn’t talked to me in three months. Three. This is the longest I’ve gone without hearing from her. She said she’d never speak to me again. I didn’t believe her. But now, I’m starting to think she may have meant … Continue reading Three Months, Three Things Unsaid

March 29

writing challenge: Dec 22, 2017 Prompt: Write about the date of an anniversary March 29 was the day you disappeared. Earlier that day I had texted you, elated by the news that I had just bought a plane ticket to see the boy that you always said was “the one” for me. Your last words … Continue reading March 29

Stars- Night Sky

Writing Challenge: Oct 27, 2017 Prompt: Write about the stars in the sky and what they mean to you I leave work long after sensible people are snuggled deep in their warm beds. I arrive home far past the time most have fallen deep into sleep. When I pull into my driveway the whole town … Continue reading Stars- Night Sky

Because It Happened

Writing Challenge: Sept 26, 2017 Prompt: Use a popular quote as inspiration for your writing. *Quote: "Don't cry because it's over; smile because it happened." - Dr Suess * When you died, I screamed. I wailed, I cried. Then, I was silent. It hurt so much to know I would never be able to talk … Continue reading Because It Happened

If I Don’t Come Home In Time

I pull into the drive after a long day at work. I am tired and hungry. It is dark and silent. I turn the key in the ignition. I shut off the lights- But I don’t leave the car.   I place both hands on the top of the wheel And rest my head upon … Continue reading If I Don’t Come Home In Time

I Couldn’t Find the Moon

A poem about the loss of a friend. Looking through posts I saw that I promised to post this poem at a later date but got busy and forgot. I Couldn't Find the Moon I couldn’t find the moon tonight; It hid behind the clouds. I cried, thinking of you and how You loved to … Continue reading I Couldn’t Find the Moon