Shattered

Prompt: Write a story that involves broken dishes. – Try to write it as a stream of consciousness. (Prompt from 627 things to write about.) My mother broke every plate in the house that day. Not just the worn, chipped, and faded ones that we used everyday; the fancy ones hidden in the confines of…

Seven Minutes

Prompt: Chicks battle the Dudes – Board game found in a Victoria, BC thrift store.   It was my first party; new school, new friends, new look. Talia tugged at her crop top. 90’s music blasted in Ami’s basement as she braved the stairs. “Hey Tal!” Will waved from across the room. Blush crept along…

Eggs Benny

Prompt: Young woman and an older man sitting at the window-side table at John’s Place (A great brunch spot in Victoria, BC).   ——————————————————————————————- “Classic Eggs Benny please.” Haley pushed the menu to the edge of the table. “Full or half, darlin’?” The waitress’ pen poised over her notebook. “Half please.” Haley stared out the…

3-2-1

Prompt: “It was the day my younger sister went into space.” 3-2-1 My mind flashed back to age seven. My hat slid down on my face, Anna’s feather boa draped on her small shoulders as we sat down for tea with teddy. Being two years her senior, it was my job to pour the tea….