Candle Mustard

Candle Mustard

The mail carrier had come early that day, and Melissa rushed out to see what he'd brought. There was a shiny looking envelope hand-lettered in magenta Candle Mustard — their signature font. "Oh, God," she mumbled. "Not another damn Sublimity Party." Sure enough, it was. And for that coming Saturday, no less. "Crap! I'm so [...]

Opa!

Opa!

"So, tell me, Marina..." Jackie began as she put her work away for the day. "What big plans do you have for Valentine's Day?" Marina shook her head and sighed. "I no have a the big plans. Is a very sad day for me. Very sad." "I'm so sorry," Jackie replied. "Did you have a boyfriend [...]

Good Enough

Good Enough

Five days ago...The Daily Post writing prompt was the word fish. ** My dad had his heart set on a boy. From what I understand, he did not hide his disappointment well.  When the nurses brought me out to the waiting room and asked if he wanted to hold his daughter, Dad quickly shoved his hands in [...]

Bequeathal

This week's word prompts for the Shapeshifting 13 writing challenge are Strand and Field. Exactly 52 words. Strand: n. 1a : fibers or filaments twisted, plaited, or laid parallel to form a unit for further twisting or plaiting into yarn, thread, rope, or cordage b : one of the wires twisted together or laid parallel to [...]