My Own Couch

“Harlow, your apartment looks like shit.” Lynn strides past me and hopping over my pile of dirty laundry. “Had I known I was going to have a guest at four in the morning, I would’ve tidied up a bit.” I bolt the door as she settles down on the sofa, clearly not planning to leaveContinue reading “My Own Couch”

Prompt: August 25th, 2020

You check the time. Perfect. As intended, you’ve arrived fashionably late. The whispers greet my ears as I stroll into the lecture hall. I’d timed it perfectly, making the perfect statement. If they were going to force me to be here, I’d be fashionably late to every class. As I strode down the stairs toContinue reading “Prompt: August 25th, 2020”

Prompt: August 21st, 2020

That woman, that being of flawed wisdom. “That woman, that being of completely flawed wisdom.” Her father is mumbling to himself, rifling through the papers her grandmother had organized just that morning. “Am I of flawed wisdom, dear child, or are you simply inept at figuring out something that is organized properly?” The proud womanContinue reading “Prompt: August 21st, 2020”

Prompt: August 18th, 2020

Jordan will be the source of all my pain and the love of my life. “Jordan will be the source of pain for you!” My mother’s eyes are even more frantic than her voice, flowing through the phone. I knew I should’ve started with my father, but when she answered the phone, my plans justContinue reading “Prompt: August 18th, 2020”

Adventures We Shouldn’t Have Taken: One

Everything was darker than I imagined it might be. Also more than a smidge too wobbly, I must say. When I pictured how this whole scenario might play out with the captain, I really let the boat thing slip my mind. You’d think I’d remember a thing like my brother being a pirate, but alas,Continue reading “Adventures We Shouldn’t Have Taken: One”