One desire burns
Memories old returns.
Love found then lost
Dreams achieved at a cost.
Aching back and tired feet
Tossing and turning between the sheets.
Empty frame beside the bed
Echoing thoughts left unsaid.
Gone without a trace
Decisions made can’t be erased.
Love was here and now it’s gone
Not even a picture to hold on.
Thanks to those who have gone to the contest page and liked the story. Just a note of clarity, voting is done by clicking the star rating at the top right of the page. For those who can, please go back and click the stars. Sorry for the confusion. Thanks.
Here is the link again.
Hello all, I know I haven’t been posting much but I have been writing. With that said, please click on the link and read my flash fiction (an extremely short scene) read and rate by clicking on the stars at the top right for the contest. FYI, using a fireworks prompt similar to the picture above, I had to create a flash fiction. Let me know what you think. Hugs and love from me to you.
Devastated by Author Valarie Lovelight
“After, 8 years of trying, we finally have a child,” Sara smiled, standing by the crib.
Her husband David was gently stroking their 3 month olds hand as he slept and began to weep.
“Honey, why are you crying?”
“Remember when I went to the doctor and had some tests done a couple of weeks ago.”
Sadness and pain filled his eyes, “He said I was sterile.”
Ok, so I’ve never wrote a flash fiction but I received and email for a FF contest. What the heck, I’ll just look it up to see what it is, and do it. Well it was a lot harder than I thought. For those of you who don’t know what it is, here’s the 411. You are given a category (s) with a word limit including title. The two categories I entered out of 5 were romance (69 words) and thriller/mystery (35 words). Talk about condensing and making every word count… It was fun and good practice in helping to lean out your writing. Out of a total of 372 entries and only 3 winners per category, I did good. Lol. Flash Fiction, my new best friend for polishing my writing, making every word count.