Wrong Man

Wrong Man (Inspired by Cupid Carries A Gun by Marilyn Manson) Blood-soaked heart shot by a cupid who carries a gun, beats, beats and beats some more to rid itself of its love for a wrong man. — 10.25.2016 ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Unsplash In response to November Notes Writing Challenge by […]

To the man I once sang “If You’re Not the One”: A Personal Letter

To the man I once sang “If You’re Not the One”, More than six years ago, beneath the hot summer sun, in front of our church mates and childhood friends, with the old yet still working videoke, I entered a song and sang it for you– If You’re Not the One by Daniel Bedingfield. It’s […]

Monday Morning Melts #1

Welcome to our first Monday Morning Melts! The first song-lyrics prompt is from If You’re Not The One by Daniel Bedingfield chosen by yours truly. A song will be more than a song when it holds a special meaning to someone’s heart, especially when a song is offered to someone your heart holds dearly. This […]

Upside Down: A Musette

You blurred my clear windows. I’m burned. I want to start again. I can’t. Upside down, it’s still you my love. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 29. — The Musette is an invented verse form that presents the challenge of writing in very short lines. This form was introduced by Emily […]

A Mother’s Heart

I almost dropped the two full paper bags when I saw the familiar blue car parked in front of our home. So they are back after a month. Seated in front of my husband, my daughter and her rugged boyfriend sat in full-of-fear silence. I walked in without looking at them. I might not be able […]

Fantastical: A Flamenca

Fantastical aged tales captivates young and old. But they are nothing once our own love story was fin’lly written, told. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 24. — Flamenca or Seguidilla Gitana carries a fast staccato rhythm. It is a variation of the Seguidilla. The Flamenca is: stanzaic, can be written in any […]

White: A Wayra

They say we’re yin yang. I had a white, pristine life, while yours is the blackest black. But then what are colors, when it comes to world of love? — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 20. — The Wayra (Quechua – wind ) is a popular verse form of Peru and Bolivia. […]

Book Review: Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

“Paradox of marriage: you can never know someone entirely; you do know someone entirely.” 39th – Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff    Rating:  (Not for me, sorry.) What is it about: Every story has two sides. Every relationship has two perspectives. And sometimes, it turns out, the key to a great marriage is not […]

The Bridesmaid’s Secret

Caressing  pure, pristine petals as she swings up and down. Later these will be showered to her best friend wearing her dream white wedding gown. None knows she carries the first child, the grinning groom wants to hide. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Ben Rosett  In response to Sonya of Only 100 Words‘ Three […]

Last Ride

This is the last part of my ‘Ride’ short story series. For best the reading experience, please read Ride and Second Ride. I am ashamed of myself while he’s laughing his heart out. This is always the scenario when our friends, our families and even our little kids recalled that fateful second ride. The tale of […]