50-Word Stories #2 – The Wedding

On her wedding day she woke up with a great pimple on the tip of her nose. She stared in the mirror dismayed. “Such misfortune!” she whimpered. She tried to hide it, but nothing worked. She took off her dress and wept. “Mom!” she cried. “We must postpone the wedding!” Some of you may remember … Continue reading 50-Word Stories #2 – The Wedding

50 Word Stories #1 – The Book

“You pick up a book, and you read, and it makes you feel better,” he said, handing her a book. “It’s that easy.” “But then sometimes you find between the pages a dried rose that turns to powder at touch, and you cry,” she sighed. “It’s called poetry, you know.” Some of you may remember … Continue reading 50 Word Stories #1 – The Book

50-Word Stories #138

The little boy sneaked into the orchard and scrambled up the tall cherry tree. The branches poked him in the ribs. The wind buffeted him. Up he climbed, undaunted, toward the ripest cherries. Snap! The boy lay sprawled on the grass, gazing at the victorious cherries, so high, so distant...   PS: This is my … Continue reading 50-Word Stories #138