Tag Archives: Love

Quick! Run Away!

Massimo met Lilliana by accident at a cafe. They chatted happily over mochas. Lilliana’s eyes were like the sky in spring, her laughter like the song of birds. Massimo fell madly in love with her. Soon she had to leave. … Continue reading

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Getting Rich Without Trying

Tanya sat nearby, her camera rolling for the documentary. Jennylee the voodoo priestess plied her wares. The stand by the roadside was made with weather beaten wood. The words, “Potions for sale: 25 cents” were hand painted. The bottles were … Continue reading

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In Her Eyes – Gargleblaster Microstories #216

Tristin found pity in her eyes. Across the cafeteria table, Evette said, “Sweetie, Brian already won my heart with his poetry.” Brian was no poet. Tristin handed her the original pages. Evette smiled, and Tristin watched something new alight in … Continue reading

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They Call It Love – Sunday Photo Fiction

They Call It Love Holly scowled as she ran along the sidewalk. She couldn’t believe she suffered through all this for a stupid blind date. She waved frantically at an approaching cab, but it was occupied like all the others. … Continue reading

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The Flaws – YeahWrite Fiction

The Flaws Helen was amazingly pretty. Every time they met, Benji suffered a terrible case of stuttering. Each time, she patiently waited for him to calm down. Benji loved her patience. Helen’s laughter produced a shrill sound like nails on … Continue reading

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Thinking of Everything – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. A story, about someone who works too much and seeks alternatives to find love, begins after the photo. Genre: Science Fiction Thinking of Everything She was there, waiting at the top of the stairs when … Continue reading

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The Secret of Pajaro Del Mal – Sunday Photo Fiction

Written for Sunday Photo Fiction. This is a bit long for SPF. I apologize for that, but sometimes the muse insists a story be told as it is. This story, about an ancient horror and a great love, begins after … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Love – The Speakeasy

Extraordinary Love When I was fifteen, a gypsy brushed against me as I wandered through a carnival. She gasped and spun around. “Christos Constantinides!” She pointed a ring-covered finger at me. “You will one day be blessed with Extraordinary Love!” … Continue reading

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Tiny Friends – The Speakeasy

Tiny Friends Miriam licked her ice cream with relish and grinned shyly as some dribbled down her chin. Greg smiled back, ever amused with her one-dimpled smile. The anti-psychotic drugs worked miracles upon her. The girl he first met with … Continue reading

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Another Chance – Friday Fictioneers

Written for the Friday Fictioneers weekly writing challenge. A Valentine’s Day story begins after the photo. Genre: Speculative Fiction Another Chance “It’s a chalk portrait I did of her,” said Philippe, setting down his sangria. “I keep it to remember.” … Continue reading

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