• Mia_C commented on the post, flipped 5 years, 6 months ago

    sssssssssssss…………scrape. Flip. ssssssssssssss…….,scrape.

    Flip. Leap, fly, run.

    “Order’s up!”

    Faster. Faster.

    “Double Quarter Pounder and an extra large fry!”

    The spatula falls. The door opens.

    Stumble. Run, fly, escape.

  • Mia_C commented on the post, chivalry 5 years, 6 months ago

    The princess knew the rules, bow, smile, wait for life to be lived for you. She tied a piece of cloth around the jouster’s weapon and squealed when she caught the flower he threw, but her eyes did not meet his and her thoughts were beyond the clouds.

  • Mia_C commented on the post, sundried 5 years, 6 months ago

    Cristina peeked through the curtains. They were still out there, in perfect bikinis covering just enough to be legal, laying on beach chairs and towels. There skin was darkening, darkening, brown, and then red. Cristina smiled and let the curtain drop back in place. Then she threw the empty bottle of sleeping pills into the trash before walking…[Read more]

  • Mia_C commented on the post, worthwhile 5 years, 6 months ago

    The snake pit was pushing it. The swinging blade of death was more than I had prepared for, but I continued on. But this, this is asking too much. What prize could possibly be worth this?

  • Mia_C commented on the post, irreverent 5 years, 6 months ago

    I never meant to get into trouble, but I couldn’t seem to help myself. If I was awake then my mouth was going and I’m not one to take anything seriously. Violence, drugs, and other big offenses weren’t my game, but when it came to backtalk I reigned supreme.

  • Mia_C commented on the post, meow 5 years, 6 months ago

    Being a cat wasn’t all that bad. Sure, it made switching the channel on the tv a little complicated, but chasing mice was fun and cats didn’t have homework or rooms to clean. She was pretty sure she could get used to her new life.

  • Mia_C commented on the post, unwritten 5 years, 6 months ago

    She hesitates at the first box, but slowly fills in her name, then her age, and her address. She fills in the form as completely as possible, but when she reaches the last box she stops. She has run out of lies.

  • Mia_C commented on the post, stealth 5 years, 7 months ago

    Slip around the corner. Creep under the table. Skip from shadow to corner. His goal is near. He almost makes it. Then she is there, picking him up and snatching away the plate of freshly baked cookies.

  • Mia_C commented on the post, wrought 5 years, 7 months ago

    The fence looked out of place standing alone at the end of the row of townhouses. She wondered what kind of people lived there, relics from another time, fitting the house, but not the neighborhood. She searched frantically for a glimpse, but the bus pulled away and she was left with only guesses.

  • Mia_C commented on the post, backlit 5 years, 7 months ago

    Tomorrow will be different. When the sun shines bright she is invisible. She will slide from sun beam to sun beam and nobody will be the wiser. It is only when night falls that they see her, glowing brighter than the street lights.