I’m Not a Witch, I’m Your Wife

I’m exhausted. I don’t even know how to start explaining the events of the past few months of my life, but saying that sleep won’t remedy the pervasive lack if energy is an understatement. Maybe this is what it looks like to live day-to-day and not feel truly alive. Who knows? If I had any …

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To Hell and Back

Prompt: Something Haunting starting with a question. *** "Why not?" No question had ever held such weight, such promise for me. Emily stared at me, extending her gloved hand. Sweet, innocent, unaware little Emily. Her eyes held mine, and my lip trembled. "You mean it's just that simple?" I asked, my voice shaking, though I …

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Perilous

Short story From a Prompt: Prompt is a movie quote taken out of context. PROMPT: “We’ll never succeed!” “Nonsense! You’re only saying that because no one ever has!” --- Maxine skirted the edge of the lake, clinging tightly to the small clammy hand of the frightened child she pulled along behind her. The murky water …

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