Month: August 2017

The Family I Never Dreamed Of—

(This is the second chapter of this short story. Follow the links below to read previous chapters) Introduction  http://wp.me/p5AbPX-Ot Chapter 1   http://wp.me/p5AbPX-Ox Chapter 2 Now off to the kitchen we go. Our kitchen had peel and stick tile on the floor and a rotary dial telephone mounted to the wall. The stove and the sink shared…

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Please stop—

The up and down motion was making me nauseous. The only reprieve was the occasional lull created when he slowed to catch his breath. My inner thighs were sure to be sore and bruised and my legs ached so badly that numbness would have been a welcome sensation. I knew I couldn’t last much longer,…

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The Family I Never Dreamed Of

Introduction http://wp.me/p5AbPX-Ot Chapter 1 Memories, memories, memories… where shall I start?… Ok, how about this…The playroom… the time my dad and his friends hired a “hit man from Detroit” to come down and “take care of a situation”. To this day, I still remember wondering how the hell “Uncle John” was gonna take care of anything…

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Not My Face

                                 She woke to find that the sun was no longer beaming on her face. Noticing that the temperature had dropped, she instinctively wrapped her arms around her body. She knew she needed to either adjust the thermostat or get…

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My First Time

I was sixteen. He, a mere fourteen months my senior. We sat facing one another, my knuckles wrapped tightly around the armrest, his hands lying casually in his lap. Conversation was light, the air around us tense for me, for him, not so much. He smiled mischievously and I, trying to hide the sheer panic…

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Forget-Me-Not

Monday’s One-Minute Fiction challenges you to write a story in one minute, no more, no less, based on the prompt provided. For the next several weeks our prompts will be Alaska themed. This week’s prompt is the state flower: Forget-me-not.                                 Forget Me…

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The Break-Up

Originally posted on THE OBSESSIVE WRITER:
She decided to bite the bullet and return his things. T-shirts, Keys and a lot of memories were packed. Just as she started to walk away from his door where she had dropped off the boxes, her phone chimed. “What about my heart?”,read the text message. © Abirami

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