My Writer Within

Dream Catcher . . . Story Weaver

Life in A Suitcase

Image by Irina L from Pixabay

Alice stared at the two red suitcases travelling around the carousel. She shifted slightly, not wanting to

Ode to a Child

I treasured the first picture of you as a mere blurry, half-baked blob, weeks before you arrived searching for,

Home Is Where You Park It

Victor wasn’t sad that his mother had died. A good innings, she’d said it herself. His eyelids drooped, bored by the monotonous tone of the solicitor’s voice. He didn’t need to hear that his mother left

Pleading With The Angels

Image by drippycat from Pixabay

I’ve been dreading this day since you left. Visiting the memorial seemed an honourable journey to make. When life was whole instead of being torn

Lost At Sea

Arthur gripped Nanny’s hand as the salty spray formed a crust around his nose. He peered through the railings into the deep and shivered. His baby sister, Alice,

Dear Diary

Image by Mabel Amber from Pixabay

8th March 2000 (Age 9)

It’s my 9th birthday today and Nanny gave me this diary, I was hoping for a pair of roller skates but

Seasonal Seduction

Boreas Winter wakes just before daybreak every morning with a five-minute stretch, followed by his ablutions. Within fifteen minutes of waking

Tough Love

Melanie cowered in the corner as her mother raged through the dingy flat. Every cupboard tipped out, their contents thrown at any target. Tins of Spaghetti Hoops rolled around the floor, their journey slowed by

Rippers Revenge

Saffron Ripper adjusted the brim of her large black hat, took a deep breath, and pushed open the doors

Carousel

Image by Michael Seibt from Pixabay

 

Arabella watched her mother and father go through the annual ritual of dressing the bookstore window. For thirty years

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