Carrot Ranch May 9: Flash Fiction Challenge

Here’s my daft poem in response to Carrot Ranch’s prompt about aging…   AGE – One Letter Short of A Four Letter Word   AGE IS ONE LETTER SHORT OF A  FOUR LETTER WORD! Desire’s three syllables entwined in kinky Karma Sutra positions, Movement’s six hundred plus muscles belly aching to stop, Career crises simplified, await twin oldies bus pass, plus pensions, Adolescent […]

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September 14: Flash Fiction Challenge

This is in response to Charli Mill’s Carrot Ranch Flash Fiction Challenge. The theme is riptide. Here’s my entry: The Riptide Suitcases The riptide hid in two shallow suitcases. Foreign tee-shirts lay crushed against jumpers, jeans pressed unfolded next to sandals and boots. I lifted my daughter’s larger suitcase up; it was heavy but not as heavy as my swirling […]

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