They’ve been together long enough for him to forget he’s already told that story. Not once or twice, but several times. She can it repeat word for word. If he wasn’t watching for her reaction she could mimic his gestures. The eyes dart up and to the right […]
I like to make people laugh and then say, "hmmm." If I have done that then I have successfully changed the way you have seen the world.
“Hey,” Iris dreaded that Shannon was right. Shannon was nicer since the night she insisted Iris and Jordan pull it together, but hints of the woman Iris rivaled all her life was still there.
Today’s 100 word story is an excerpt from a story in the Sweet Romance Anthology. Bacchus had wine. Venus had an apple. Mayra made a cherry syrup from the cherries she picked with her own hands to prove her adoration for Victor. When she pitted the cherries, she […]
Small children’s arms and legs, tightened around his calves, tested his balance. His arms raised to shoulder level and his voice had thinned to adjust to the demands on his balance.
His thoughtful eyes studied her tenderly, searching for the source of the lines around her tense smile. He must have seen the barrage of complaints people lodged her way, still pounding at the sides of her head. Strong arms wrapped around her back to draw her in for […]
She curled her hands into a fist to stir the angry energy she so deserved. It was only right. He promised they’d go out for a night on the town. Instead, he, fully reclined on the couch with his shoes on, snored softly; looking like it was a […]
To both of them, she said, “I’ll be back in ten minutes. You better have this all worked out.” Then she turned on her heel and marched away.
What Jordan wanted was to have things right between Iris and him.
“That isn’t why I did it.” Concern darkened Iris’s good mood. “I did it because I wanted people to know they were special enough to have good things happen to them.”
Merry Christmas from our house to yours.