I Cried Tonight

  I cried tonight The first time since we broke us The first tears since the last time That we failed to break the curse that keeps us apart.   I cried tonight. The first time since I gave up. The first ache since I allowed numbness To replace sharp despair over how close we … Continue reading I Cried Tonight

I wanted You Back

Writing Challenge: May 9, 2018 Prompt: Write something inspired by the sentence "I wanted you back".   I wanted you back. For years I wanted you- and every time I lost you, I wanted you back. We tried again and again. Every time it ended I swore to myself that it was the last time, … Continue reading I wanted You Back

Siren of the Lake

Writing Challenge: February 12, 2018 Prompt: Write something inspired by a dream Siren of the Lake part 1: When her father refused the match, she and her lover planned to run away. She was rich and he was poor- but she loved him so much. She took the bridal clothes she and her mother had … Continue reading Siren of the Lake

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

My Sailor

Oh my sailor, My sailor, across the sea Far, far from me, Where I pine and dream, But cannot be with my sailor across the sea.   Oh my sailor. My sailor, across the sea. Please think of me While I wait here for you, Patiently For my sailor across the sea.   Oh my … Continue reading My Sailor