“What are you doing?” Dorothy’s voice sang out over the giant stalks of the bustling red plants. Everywhere, she saw munchkins, with their tiny little bodies sprawled all over the ground. On one another, covered in the pollen of the dangerous flowers, reeking of poppy seeds and the guilt of succumbing to an aching addiction. […]
A short series piece of Fairly Oz: The Scarecrow
A random novel break featuring awesome prompts from Pinterest. 1-1-17. Enjoy!
“I’m okay Dad. Don’t worry. Couple days I’ll be back home and feeling fine.” Said Maggie. She tried to force a small smile, but her mouth and throat hurt badly. “Okay, Mag. Okay. Your mom is on her way and Jack let your brothers know you were here. It’s gonna be okay.” He turned to […]
Published under M.A.Cole in the Sibyll Literary Magazine, Elmira College, 2011. As the swell of my feelings began to rage, the murmur of the voice of my true love came sliding towards me. It was an echo of the voice I longed for, and as I stood surrounded by the sound, I forgot the others […]
The bathroom floor was ice cold, and in that moment she had never felt anything more comforting. With her face pressed against the floor and the sweat rolling off her shoulders, it was the cold, cream colored tile with the gray shining grout her mother had chosen when she lived here. That was fifteen years […]
“Who is that?” She knew before she even turned around that it was him. After an entire night of him staring at her, their short clipped conversations during the sales pitch placed by her and her boss and his boss and him, she just had a feeling he’d be here. Whether or not she’d admit […]