Tag: DPchallenge

Valentine’s Day Haters’ Club – Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge

I adjusted my black scarf over my black coat and rubbed my cold hands over my thighs, covered by my black jeans. Maybe an outdoor protest on the coldest day of the year wasn't the smartest idea, I thought, as I called the group over. "Alright," I said, as we huddled together. "Let's circle again. … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Haters’ Club – Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge

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Mama’s Sauce- Weekly Writing Challenge: Backward

I parked the car and opened the driver's side door. The pot next to me on the passenger seat was still hot as I grabbed it and hoisted it over the steering wheel, careful not to spill its contents. Since my hands were full with the pot, I used my foot to kick the door … Continue reading Mama’s Sauce- Weekly Writing Challenge: Backward

Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge- 1,000 Words

Oh, Mama. I'm so bored. Where are all the kids? Where are you? I want to ride the merry-go-round. Please? Just once? Can't the baby feed itself? Mama? It's hot and I'm getting tired. Why did you bring me here if I can't ride Tigger? I always ride Tigger. If Daddy were here he'd let me … Continue reading Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge- 1,000 Words

My Woobie, My Love

My mother introduced me to her over ten years ago. At first, I thought she was too long. Too green. Too boxy. The sleeves hung off like big, floppy . . . sleeves. The brown wooden buttons she sported were majorly ugly. I'm not sure what possessed me, but I took her anyway and brought her to my … Continue reading My Woobie, My Love

2AM Christmas Day

The Daily Post Creative Writing Challenge: 2AM Photo, can be found here. Here's my contribution (fiction, but the pic is mine). Christmas, and this is what his father sends me: It's 2 AM Christmas Day, and this is what his father sends me. As if I don't feel guilty enough. I couldn't help it. I … Continue reading 2AM Christmas Day

The End of the Affair (Daily Post Writing Challenge)

This week's Daily Post Writing Challenge is Image vs. Text. Link to the Challenge here. This is my contribution. Sometimes our love is misplaced. We love what is bad for us, but makes us feel good. We love what hurts us, but also gives us pleasure. We love with our hearts, not our heads. We … Continue reading The End of the Affair (Daily Post Writing Challenge)

Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge

This week's writing challenge on the Daily Post blog (www.dailypost.wordpress.com) is to describe a character from your life. Check out the challenge here. This is my contribution. I am twelve years old and I just woke up at Gido's house. Gido is my grandfather and we will be spending the day together. Gido slept on … Continue reading Daily Post Weekly Writing Challenge