Heartbreak-can it be cured?

It doesn’t matter if it’s the emptiness and sorrow of a lifetime of love gone – or the sting and humiliation of love unrequited. It’s painful and can strike you unawares.

Raising August

I wasn’t a wild child really – but there were six teenage boys growing up right next door.

A Disastrous Liaison

What could be more disastrous? It doesn’t bear thinking about. I didn’t want to go to Mary Hill-Martins birthday party in the first place.

Life: Savor Every Moment

Daily Prompt: Savor Savor every moment. Savor your early morning run, and walks on the beach. Savor spontaneous vacations and having friends over for dinner. Savor hugging. Savor carefree days and boring events. Savor throwing a ball with the kids and playing with the dog. Savor getting up and going to work every morning, or just…

Have you got Moxie?

He just smiled back and turned his face to the sun, resting back on his elbows. A great body, great smile, cute as hell! There had to be something wrong with him, surely, nobody’s that perfect.

Bumble is Not My Name

I did continue to drop things and stumble when I was nervous, and even sometimes when I wasn’t! But not once after leaving my high school years behind did I ever feel small again.

Bury

Daily Prompt: Bury She buried her face in her hands and cried. This is not the life she had imagined. Her childhood dreams were dashed; all she could do was put on a brave face and keep going. People depended on her. The white picket fence, surrounding a perfect little cottage with lavender edging the…

Grit

Daily Prompt:Grit The grit and determination it takes to keep going, especially when the mountain seems too high and the ocean too wide is an enviable quality. To maintain that grit and determination day after day with grace, when there is no end in sight continues to inspire and uplift me as I watch on….

Savage

Untrue and damaging, they didn’t care; they wanted her put in her place. They knew their lies would put her there.

Jangle

We all carry the voice of God or (pure knowledge) within, when we truly listen to our divine inner voice we understand ‘all that is of heaven and earth is ours’

Bottle

‘Keep quiet,’ she said to herself. Her mind racing in a thousand different directions, she knew she couldn’t keep this bottled up.