Zodiac

She was the perfect example of the perfect Gemini with all the seemingly contradictory juxtapositions of her zodiac sign shining daily and he fell for that extroverted introvert, that lurid librarian, that cockily insecure woman who was the epitome of strength and tenderness. ⁂ Sammie Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt Use the word “zodiac” and write … Continue reading Zodiac

Denial

There was no way to describe what he was feeling and doing if not to say that he was walking though each day of his existence, surrounded yet alone, with none seeing him for all his truth or bringing even the smallest ray of sunshine to his life but her, while he stood in denial about his feelings because he could not fathom that she could possibly feel the same and so he denied himself the opportunity… Continue reading Denial

Vulnerable

She was honest, witty, and cocky with an uncommon confidence though her nose wrinkled when she was feeling shy. Beautifully vulnerable. ⁂ Sammie Scribbles Weekend Writing Prompt Use the word “vulnerable” and write a piece of poetry or prose in exactly 21 words. ⁂ How did I do? Don’t be shy… Tell me what you think! Continue reading Vulnerable

Impress

He had always wanted to impress her but had always thought himself lacking. “Surely she wants more than I could ever have to offer her…” For years he had had regret that he’d never taken the shot when he had the chance, when she was right in front of him. And here she was, years … Continue reading Impress

True Colors

Piracy is as old as sea travel whether it takes place on the seas themselves or whether the pirates land along waterways.  We have a tendency when looking back to romanticize it to some degree through its differing iterations whether we talk about actual historical events and examples of piracy or whether we talk about … Continue reading True Colors

Charlatan

He had been a charlatan all along. She knew that now and marveled at how long he had kept up the charade to begin with. Except… He never realized what she was capable of because he’d counted her out the moment he found and exploited her weakness. He didn’t know that the master was about … Continue reading Charlatan