Monthly Archives: January 2016

smearing away

A knock struck the studio door. David glanced at his watch, smearing away several drops of white paint that had fallen onto the crystal. He picked up a rag off his worktable and rubbed the glass clean. A moment’s irritation … Continue reading

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meaningful path

Making the journey, intent to pursue some relief, some truth, some definition for I dared to dream that singing would forever fix some elements of my much abused psyche into a meaningful path, a direction, a reason to sort my … Continue reading

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forty but three

We lived on Jarnigan Street, a lazy road that circled back to the one it diverged from. No one ever drove down our street, except those of us who lived on it. Jarnigan Street was a children’s paradise, with young … Continue reading

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ten years

“You have a lovely wife,” I said politely. Walters looked over to watch Elise as she began her descent down the steps to the poolside. He beamed with pride, a bright youthful glow literally radiating from his slightly wrinkled face. … Continue reading

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full throated bass

Silver slid swiftly into the seat beside me with a laugh and a toss of her purse. The fading daylight caught the gold in her deep red hair with a sparkle and a glint. I turned up the stereo, advancing … Continue reading

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older sister

My jaw dropped for a split second when she emerged from his bedroom. Cindy wore a long t-shirt with a teddy bear in a sleeping cap imprinted on the front. The nightshirt ended halfway down her creamy thighs. I had … Continue reading

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crimped elastic

The red satin of her panties shimmered in the gleams of yellow light, as her full bottom quaked in a bold taunt at my weakness. I pushed my wire-rimmed glasses up the bridge of my nose, eager to capture every … Continue reading

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