Warmth. A kind warmth not the beating heat of a desert but the gentle caress of sunshine on your skin. Birds humming in the treetops, some loudly singing as they wing their way through the clear blue sky above. It brings with it a sense of belonging. A sensce of presence. Because sunshine demands that … More Sunshine (From the Archives)
Sometimes, life is one of those things that just happens and you only realise how lucky you are when you’re sitting down to eat dinner. Maybe it’s at home, or on holiday, or with friends or family. It doesn’t really matter, but it’s just there, and it smells good, and your stomach rumbles. It’s lucky … More Flash Fiction – Good Life (Stories on a Theme “Food”)
It’s a quiet kind of happy that catches you off guard. Sneaks round the corner of your heart and wraps you from the inside out. You see the world as a new place, a better place. All because of them.
“I know it’s dumb,” Rachel said, snuggling into her fiancee, “but happy 1 week anniversary.” Dorothy looked at Rachel with both love and exasperation. “You going to do this every week?” she asked, waving her hand at Rachel, “I haven’t forgotten the fact we’re engaged you know.” “Just until we get to a month,” Rachel … More Flash Fiction – Forever (Stories on a Theme – “Happy”)
You can’t help it. You have to smile at the memory. It fills you with warm joy and hope that the world is a nice place. A kind place. It’s the kind of place you want to stay alive in.
[100 Words is a story in 100 words or less, based off the word in the title.] Warmth. A kind warmth not the beating heat of a desert but the gentle caress of sunshine on your skin. Birds humming in the treetops, some loudly singing as they wing their way through the clear blue sky … More 100 Words – Sunshine