50 Word Friday # 8: Aftertaste

I’m not sure why I ordered the latte. I like my coffee black, strong, and crazy hot.  This is comforting compared to the wake-me-up, kick in the pants I get from my usual brew. It is a midnight in Paris. Its aftertaste reminds me of a walk in the rain.   P.S. I no joke ordered […]

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50 Word Friday # 6: Nomadic

I have become nomadic. I move with a plan, but not with the intention to set down roots. I used to plant myself. Now, I look forward to the change in scenery. The drier weather. I must say goodbye to the ocean. But I am nomadic. Perhaps I will return.   I played with the […]

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50 Word Friday #4: The Pool part 2

My stomach clenches as I ease into the pool. It isn’t until my second lap that I  begin to feel aclimated.  I race the person next to me even though they last longer.  I ignore the ache in my legs and back, and the water’s call pulls me deeper. 

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50 Word Friday #2: The Cave

There was still a hint of warmth in the air, but I know the air of the cave ahead will chill me to the bone. Curiosity blends with the taste of salt on my lips. I will take discovery over warmth. Warmth is safe, but I’m always drawn to darkness.

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