Literary Lion- It’s My Time

 I am re-posting this in honor of a friend that passed away 24 years ago today. I miss her much. I wasn’t supposed to be there.  As I looked through glass into the cluttered, yet sterile, room it was a fact that was amplified a million-fold.  It was a place for big dreamers and people that didn’t know the meaning of the word no.  A place of unknown possibilities and limitless power.  I was afraid of it all and yet there was no way I could stay away.  What a marvelous, terrifying, unbelievable creation of imagination and it was only…

Literary Lion- Brain Freeze

As a way of keeping my brain alert and to get myself some much needed practice writing fiction, I have decided to participate in a bi-weekly writing activity prompted by the Literary Lion.  My piece can be no longer than 400 words long. This week’s theme was LIMERICK.  I hope you enjoy. The clock ticks mercilessly above her right ear reminding her of all the responsibilities she has taken on and how little time she has allowed to dedicate herself to them.  Empty space on the computer screen taunts her as she tries to find her way to the story she…

Literary Lion- Are We There Yet?

As a way of keeping my brain alert and to get myself some much needed practice writing fiction, I have decided to participate in a weekly writing activity prompted by the Literary Lion.  My piece can be no longer than 400 words long. This week’s theme was EYE.  I hope you enjoy. Sunlight caressed her face as she struggled to wake from a not so deep sleep.  She tried to stretch as best as she could from her cramped space in the backseat of the car. Scratchy songs from the country radio channel wafted quietly through the air as dad drove…

Literary Lion–The Motion of the Ocean

As a way of keeping my brain alert and to get myself some much needed practice writing fiction, I have decided to participate in a weekly writing activity prompted by the Literary Lion.  My piece can be no longer than 400 words long. This week’s theme was WATER.  I hope you enjoy. Giving a little cough, she rolled over to her back and stared up to the sky. One arm moved up her body until the back of her hand covered one eye. Thoughts flittered through her mind of how she got to be there at that very moment and on…