It was November, it was definitely November.
Rachel looked out the window.
Rain was pouring down from the grey almost black sky.
November. What a month. No light.
Rachel grabbed her bag, her umbrella and glanced at her feet. The shoes, that she was wearing were most certainly not going to help her keep her feet dry.
“Rachel, are you ok” a worried voice made her leave her bleak daydream.
She looked at her colleague Carol. Who was looking at her with a concerned smile.
As an answer, Rachel forced herself to smile an unconvincing smile and nodded.
“Rachel, come on. Tell me what lays heavy on your heart. I won’t judge you.” Carol reassured in a warm voice.
Rachel hesitated, all the negative thoughts were wooshing through her brain. November was never easy, but this one was particularly hard for her.
“Thank you, Carol, but I will be okay.”
Continue reading “The darker season”
She had been blessed with natural beauty. He studied her sun-kissed face. There was not even the slightest hint of makeup. Yet, he felt that she was more beautiful than any girl that had ever been this close to him. “Hatchi” she sneezed. “Sorry”, she muttered while trying to regain her original position. He smiled, she had a voice clear as a river at its … Continue reading Wings
She stuffed another hand of raspberries into her tiny mouth. Mmm, what a taste!
“Louise?” mother’s voice called from a nearby bush.
The girl looked up smiling, her porcelain face covered by pink sticky bliss.
“Let me see your basket!”
On her way to her mother, she plucked another fruit from the bush and added it to the others, in her mouth. Continue reading “Innocent Harvest”
The Winds of Change and Continuity
Jean-Jacques rolled up the sails of his windmill, made sure that everything was in order before he headed home after a very long day.
A strong wind had woken him during the night, a wind like he was lucky to have once or twice per year. Not too strong, as too strong winds could be problematic, even catastrophic, but strong enough to grind as much grain as he would normally be able to do in two weeks time. Continue reading “The Winds of Change and Continuity”
Friday Fiction with Ronovan Writes Prompt Challenge #24-A Concert/AStoryADay May 2016
Ready for a stern lecture on why they should not be going to a concert, especially seen the security threat of the moment, Abby and Ginny were sitting on the sofa. Their dad sat down on the coffee table and looked into the eyes of his fully grown but not yet adult twin daughters.
“A concert you say?”
“Yes!” They answered in unison. Continue reading “First Concert”