Tag: Creative Writing

PAD – April 2019

I am participating in the Poetic Asides annual Poem a Day challenge. I’ve done it in the past, but for some reason, skipped last year. It’s great writing exercise and gives me food for thought about poetry in general, and my engagement in particular….

Autumn’s Favor

Chili Ristra

Come autumn, Mom couldn’t pass up a roadside farm stand. She had to stop, shop, buy. The bright array of produce – juicy apples – plump pumpkins – piquant chili peppers – green and yellow squash and more, much better than any store. Vibrant…

Short Fiction

The Music of Life I hate to dance. Period. That’s it. Today is my sister’s wedding day. She’s three years younger than I, which means I’m the spinster sister, although I’m a mere twenty-six. What does one have to do with the other? Nothing…

Short Fiction

Boutique

Hope Springs Eternal (or) Opportunity Knocks Allie Edwards went to the mall. She didn’t know why. It’s not like she had money to spend. She couldn’t even pay her rent, much less buy something she didn’t need that would, in the end, make her…

The Path

Walk With Me

The veil of yesterday shrouds the curtain of tomorrow. Will there be happiness, or sorrow? The future is not ours to know as each daily trek we take or any choices we may make. The hours, days and years accumulate and when our time…

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