Season of Allegro

The string quartet swayed together, their bodies rolling with each beat of  Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, drawing me step by step down the aisle. My heart pumped in time with my feet, carrying me body and soul, closer and closer to this man I love, until we stood face to face, our breath intertwined, … Continue reading Season of Allegro

The Art of Affection

This post comes from a weekly memoir writing prompt provided by The Red Dress Club. This week’s RemembeRED asked us to write about Affection. Merriam-Webster defines affection as a moderate feeling or emotion, a tender attachment. It's also described as a bodily condition, like a disease or malady. Teen romance is more like a malady. … Continue reading The Art of Affection

Summer Romance

This week's RemembeRed writing prompt was a picture of a burning cigarette in an ashtray. My arm reached across an empty bed, fingertips brushing against a forgotten pack of cigarettes left haphazardly on his pillow. Eyes adjusted to the dim light, searched for movement in the room. A click of a lighter caught my attention. … Continue reading Summer Romance

The Ungluttoness Glutton

This post was inspired by Red Writing Hood. Red Writing Hood is a writing meme. It can be fiction or non-fiction and the word limit is 600. This writing prompt is sponsored by The Red Dress Club. The topic this week was gluttony. By the third restaurant on Tuesday afternoon, I was ready to call it … Continue reading The Ungluttoness Glutton