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If not

For Love,

Fear would



The best things, I

This week has been full of many toddler emotions, which always leads to a great deal of bewilderment on my part, and the hottest days of the year so I am happy to see it go. 288 more words

Little Stories

Grandma's Sneakers--Friday Fictioneers, 9/20/17

My grandmother’s afternoons were written on her shoes––insides rubbed to fine parchment, once shiny trim worn down to dull cowhide, shoelaces loosened for easy ingress and escape, tongues swollen, vamps dusted from her habitual circling of gravel streets in search of treasures. 71 more words

A Clever Thief

In 1850 Baltimore, a clever thief figured out a way to gain entrance to a home.

It happened one evening in November when “a lad, of rather respectable appearance, rang for entrance” at Mr. 109 more words


Ravings Eight: Hourglass

A corseted swim wear? Is there such a thing?
Anything to reshape my bulky figure.
And of course, I have to hide the “bulk”.
Any corset to suck me in at my waist to create that coveted hourglass figure… 22 more words


Taking Stock

Her pages had been empty of late, left in a drawer under sharpened pencils. Dust was settling around ornaments of inspiration, clock ticking around her motivation. 24 more words


Sex in America, a personal memoir, 2017

Do you want to have sex with me?

What. No. Um. Maybe later.

I did not know how to respond to the straight forward questions of men from outside of America. 1,352 more words