Tag Archives: Goodbyes

Giving In

And it’s over, and I’m going under. But I’m not giving up; I’m just giving in.  :: Florence and the Machine :: …………………………………………………………….. Giving In Her heart ached. It twisted.  It beat too fast, felt too heavy. She couldn’t find the … Continue reading

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Fool

She had always known she was a fool.  She had come to recognize her tendency to leap before looking.  She was impulsive, and she did what she felt.  And when she felt differently, she did differently.  She acted in the … Continue reading

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Afflictions of a Romantic Heart II

Afflictions of a Romantic Heart II She snuck into the other room, taking her thoughts and questions with her.  He slept on the couch, unaware of her absence. She didn’t understand it.  She couldn’t fathom why she stayed when she … Continue reading

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This Was The End

This Was The End 1914 It was a strange feeling—to look upon a loved one and watch as he slowly and painfully slipped away. A hopeless, empty, tight feeling. A feeling she would hate to remember but could never forget. … Continue reading

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Stories

January, 2002 She woke, as if still in a dream, to screaming, terrible screaming.  Bright yellow light poured from beneath her door.  The wailing continued, growing closer. The door suddenly burst open, flooding the room with light and blinding her.  … Continue reading

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Cut, and Cut Again

Cut, and Cut Again The basement was cold. Loud.  Lit by the fluorescent lights that highlighted her pink cheeks and drunk eyes.  She hadn’t wanted to come, hadn’t planned to stay.  She had told him she’d be back in an … Continue reading

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First Love

*If the former were right, could a heart heal so completely to again love so naively?  And if it were the latter, if it had been some special connection, could she find that again?* First Love He pulled the truck … Continue reading

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Before the Beginning

She stared at the half-empty room, the dustballs in the corners, the garbage bag at her feet.  Her clothes had overflowed the suitcases, so she had resorted to black plastic.  She felt there should be some significance to that, to … Continue reading

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