• Em commented on the post, trees 8 years, 6 months ago

    She looked over the baby trees in her yard, mentally picturing them as tall stately giants they will be in a couple of generations. Until then, it was her duty to pave their way to adulthood.

  • Em commented on the post, moon 8 years, 6 months ago

    Ah, the moon, reflecting the three phases of a woman’s life, was now waning. The woman looked at her goddess and reflected how she herself was now nearing her waning phase, wondering what this new life was going to bring her.

  • Em commented on the post, overjoyed 8 years, 7 months ago

    I was overjoyed to see the carnival ride into town. It’s been a year since I faced the Pharaoh’s Chariot, and I was actually going to get on it this time. I steeled my nerves and handed the money for the ticket to a mysteriously smiling redheaded girl at the counter.

  • Em commented on the post, bleak 8 years, 7 months ago

    The outlook is bleak, said the astrologer as she drew the map of the constellations as they were at the time of Trina’s birth. But not impossible to overcome.

  • Em commented on the post, rustling 8 years, 7 months ago

    There was a rustling in the leaves, as a young hedgehog poked his head out of the the red-orange-brown pile in the corner of the backyard. Sticking his nose into the already chilly air, he wondered what else needs doing before the rains come.

  • Em commented on the post, stood 8 years, 7 months ago

    There I stood on my own. The words of the song echoes in her brain as she was preparing for a solo protest for a cause she would die for. And no one was there to join her, but it mattered not one bit.

  • Em commented on the post, blast 8 years, 7 months ago

    A blast of cold air almost swept the tiny human off his feet, but he persisted in his journey to the North Pole. I know there is a Santa and I must find him. He must help me get my sister back.

  • Em commented on the post, eternally 8 years, 7 months ago

    Eternally yours, said the signature on the note, but no name. He stood looking at the lightly scented note, clearly from an elegant lady, and had no clue where it came from.

  • Em commented on the post, seconds 8 years, 7 months ago

    I want seconds, Lisa exclaimed even before she started the wonderful homecooked dinner her sister prepared. I have never had roasted artichokes the way you prepare them.

  • Em commented on the post, probable 8 years, 7 months ago

    While you theory of the birth of the universe is possible, it’s not probable, said her distiguished professor. What he didn’t know was that yesterday she traveled back to the time when the first tiny speck of space dust appeared in the void.

  • Em commented on the post, sponge 8 years, 7 months ago

    The sponge at the bottom of the sea looked around to see myriad colorful fish darting around and thought how I would love to have fins and be able to swim where I wish and see what I want. Then she noticed a shark nimbly picking her prey out of the school of fish and […]

  • Em commented on the post, flashback 8 years, 7 months ago

    The flashback of the mine going off several feel away from him kept haunting him every night. If it weren’t for his closest buddy walking ahead of the group, none would have survived. It was his sacrifice that allowed them to live.

  • Em commented on the post, whiskey 8 years, 7 months ago

    The whiskey went down smoothly as she was trying to drown out the little voice in her head telling her not to call him again. She was not going to call, no way. But she missed him beyond what her spirit was willing to control.

  • Em commented on the post, created 8 years, 7 months ago

    And God created man. She sat pondering that statement in the Book of Books. He/she/it created man. What does that mean? In whose image? And what about Lilith?

  • Em commented on the post, escape 8 years, 7 months ago

    Oh, if I could escape for just one weekend, where would I go? I have always dreamed of Tahiti, since my uncle told me how the most colorful fish in the world swims right next to your feet just off shore.

  • Em commented on the post, cross 8 years, 7 months ago

    The cross between her two favorite flowers produced a tall stately plant that did not bloom. She scratched her head. She did everything right, everything by the book. What happened? It was going to surprise her next year.

  • Em commented on the post, fences 8 years, 7 months ago

    Building fences was a recent development in their civilization. That would keep the enemy out. But would it also keep out friends and weary travelers who needed help? They would not know for millenia to come.

  • Em commented on the post, none 8 years, 7 months ago

    None of the tribe was concerned that the cub was pure white. It was one of their own. She had the markikngs of the gods and was going to fulfull her destiny.

  • Em commented on the post, nun 8 years, 7 months ago

    The nun hardly lifted the ruler that struck her hand, as Louisa was already contemplating her next challenge. She would show them how to insist on her good behavior. She would show them!

  • Em commented on the post, decorated 8 years, 7 months ago

    The decorated veteran stood proudly as the parade passed him by. The only thought that kept disturbing this memorable moment was the comrade he left behind as the enemy was pressing inward towards their hometown.