With a crook of a finger and a crooked smile  you fished my heart out from its tranquil sea. Oh, how easily I was gulled into believing you, into leaving my familiar waters. This post was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge  weekend prompt: Write a 33-word response using the name of an animal as a … Continue reading Caught

Summer Night

One raucous country night I taught my city-bred son that the crickets were chirping his name. We caught frogs. We chased a mouse. I found the heart of my heart in his smile. This post was written in response to the Trifecta Writing Challenge  prompt: You should write a creative response using the third definition of the … Continue reading Summer Night