Finally, the baby is asleep. I make my way into my closet, closing the door behind me. Then kneeling before my makeshift Alter, I begin to pray. No – beg! Please… It isn’t fair. Please! Heal my baby. Make him well. I will give anything – do anything. Wiping tears from my eyes, I pull … Continue reading The Book
via Daily Prompt: Pursue He steals a glance every chance he gets. It makes your cheeks flush, so you smile and look away, pretending to be interested by something on the shelf. He tries his best to focus on his tasks, but he’s more attentive to you than anyone else, even when you’re halfway across … Continue reading How To Pursue The One You Want – A Grocery Store Romance
Jada WIlliams sat at her desk with her eyes fixed on the computer screen in front of her, fingers resting on the keyboard, breath catching in her throat. Suddenly, her back and shoulders tensed up in that all too familiar way, and her head jerked from side to side. The room around her blurred as … Continue reading Scars
It had been 12 years since the night the sky fell down. Or at least, that's what Reyna thought was happening at the time. She was only a little girl. She didn't understand. In actuality, it was supposed to be one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the century. And at first it was. Reyna … Continue reading Creative Writings: Excerpt From ‘The Night The Sky Fell Down’.
The sun beat down at a blistering 98 degrees, leaving Mila’s skin feeling wet and sticky and her hair a giant mess of frizz. The humidity never agreed with her, but no matter how hot it was, she still felt the need to go outside for her 15 minutes of almost freedom. It was as … Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Quarter Life Crisis