Moving On

FLASH FRIDAY CHALLENGE: 99 WORDS PHOTO PROMPT © C.E. AYR The pebbles crunched beneath their feet, chanting, “Stop. Stop. Stop.” “Sam, I can’t.” Rose said, clutching her fruitful womb. “We have to. The baby will be here in a few weeks. We need to get her room ready.” “We’ll buy new stuff,” she pleaded; tears pooling in…

A Melody of Memories

FLASH FRIDAY CHALLENGE: 100 WORDS PHOTO PROMPT © Björn Rudberg People from all over came to drown their sorrows in cocktails and ale. A dense smoke cloud hovered above. Sam sips his scotch and places his sweaty glass on the table. He gives the pianist a nod and raises his bow. The room sings and…

The Great Escape

FLASH FRIDAY CHALLENGE: 98 WORDS PHOTO PROMPT © SANDRA CROOK Kimmy hugs her knees tightly as she balances on the steep rooftop, glaring at the old foster home. A shiver creeps down her spine. She holds herself tighter. How much longer before they notice she’s missing? What will happen if she’s caught? A siren echoes…

Happy Birthday, Papa

FLASH FRIDAY CHALLENGE: 99 WORDS PHOTO PROMPT © JEAN L. HAYS The summer sun is unforgiving as Mary’s rusty buggy stops at the Trading Post. Her horse shakes his sweat soaked mane and snorts loudly. Mary tosses him an apple and he relishes in its sweetness. Today is her father’s birthday.  Every year she comes here…