Catoptromancy: A Cinquino* You showed a future filled of finished dreams, where all I want’s now mine--- but why am I alone? — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Cinquino Cinquino is a gimmicky invented verse form that reverses the syllable count of the… Continue reading Catoptromancy

Mirror: Vignettes for Writing 101

I'm an audience for decades now and no one knows I’m watching. --- 1945 “Ssshhh,” I whispered to myself. Hiding behind my wooden closet across my huge mirror, trembling with fear, I am finding it hard to breathe. “Please, Lord, don’t let them see me, please, oh please.”   2015 “You’re such a beautiful lass,”… Continue reading Mirror: Vignettes for Writing 101