Unfinished

Daily Prompt: Unfinished The door slammed behind him with a force that made me jump. Not the best way to start this day I thought, as I picked up the broken pieces of my grandmother’s crystal vase. I know it wasn’t intentional. It’s not like he had pushed it off the hall table in anger, his… Continue reading Unfinished

Dilemma

Daily Prompt: Dilemma ‘Why?’ She asked herself, as she hit her closed fist against her forehead one or two times more than was necessary, at the quandary she had found herself in. Why would he ask that, now, here? Couldn’t he see how ridiculous it was? She could have said yes! Not embarrassed him in front… Continue reading Dilemma

Pretend

Daily Prompt: Pretend The girl with the red balloon… Her smile was wide, jovial even as he greeted friends and strangers alike, with enthusiasm and warmth. Not in a million years would you have guessed that her joy and outward appearance were not what they seemed to be. Hers was mostly a fictive state of… Continue reading Pretend

Generous

Daily Prompt: Generous Her ample proportions were as munificent as any I had ever laid eyes on before or ever would again. She was beautiful. Her liberal approach and sheer unselfishness not hidden in the demeanour that she embodied, it was her gift to me and all who she loved, and she loved everyone.  Abundant: explained… Continue reading Generous

Gratitude

” The benefits of practicing gratitude are nearly endless. People who regularly practice gratitude by taking time to notice and reflect upon the things they’re thankful for experience more positive emotions, feel more alive, sleep better, express more compassion and kindness, and even have stronger immune systems. And gratitude doesn’t need to be reserved only… Continue reading Gratitude

Jump

Daily Prompt: Jump “Take my hand,” he said, reaching out to me. He clasped mine in his. His strength buoyed me as it always did, “come on we’ll jump together,” he smiled, encouragingly. We sat at the edge while I gathered my courage, with him beside me there was nothing I couldn’t do. “Ready?” He… Continue reading Jump

Stylish

Daily Prompt: Stylish It wasn’t what she wore but how confidently and effortlessly she wore it, that made her stylish in her own easy way! I have always thought that real style comes with little effort, lots of character and an abundance of personality. She proved it!