Twice the Blessing?  Twice the Curse...

Twice the Blessing? Twice the Curse…

The haikuhorizons prompt this week is “match”.  Of course…I went a bit dark. The twins clothing matched Mother insisted on it They weren’t very pleased. It was cute in youth But they aged – mom got them bows. The neighbors would stare. When she disappeared Mom’s absence was notable – They no longer matched. Want Read More

Cut to Pieces

Cut to Pieces

His spit hit her cheek as he breathed, “You’re fat. Worthless. I don’t know why I keep you around.” She cringed internally as the last pieces of her self-esteem shattered.  The wounds would never fully heal; even after they found his body. Want Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here to join our mailing list or Read More

Less of a Blessing, More of a Curse

Less of a Blessing, More of a Curse

Foresight. It’s a “gift” I’ve been told. It’s not been my experience. I watch again, detached, as the foretold plays into reality. Yep.  There’s the knife.  Pierces right through my chest. Damn.  That hurts! Well…at least it will end the reruns. Image credit: hadkhanong / freedigitalphotos.net Want Live By Surprise in your inbox?  Click here or Read More