Day 189

Continuation of Day 188.   I trail my hand down Rex's chest, sunlight playing across that pale expanse. "Do you ever think about getting out?" I twist my neck to look up at his face. He's staring at the ceiling, pointedly avoiding eye contact. "Sometimes," I sigh, pulling him closer. "What's on your mind?" He's …

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Day 111

Prompt: a character that makes work/school/neighborhood/etc interesting.   Jess’s face appears in my door, her mouth moving in words I can’t hear over the music. I pull my earbuds out. “What?” “Luuuuunch time?” “Sure. Where are we going?” “The usual?” “Sounds good. Let me get my bag.” “Oh my god take foreeeeeever.” I chuckle and …

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Day 102

No prompt or continuation today, just a fresh post. I’m feeling fiction. The air is warm around me as I stretch before curling up again. My eyes feel heavy, lead eyelids weighing them down, as I drift in that quasi-conscious state. Jack is on the couch next to me, eyes intent on the movie. I …

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Day 82

Prompt: Nothing changes or nothing had changed (open-ended).   As I turn onto the street holding my childhood home, my heart speeds up. I drive slowly, telling myself it's in case there are children playing near the road even though I know I'm procrastinating the inevitable. A lot has changed since I was last here; …

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