I finally finished the two short stories I started last summer. I would post them but posting is the same as publishing. I can’t publish because I want to submit to a journal or review. No previously published works is the usual rule. I’m so excited about these pieces. Unfortunately, I’ve missed all of the […]Read more "Finished Story"
“What’s really keeping you from the life that you want and deserve?Read more " Hope and The Dirt Path "
He smells so good. How he wants me. I love how he wants me. Yesterday morning, he woke me up with kisses and licks between my legs. Already somewhat awake, I heard his footsteps coming up the stairs, they stopped at the side of my bed. He pulled the covers back, pushed my legs […]Read more "Ardent & Succinct Tales by Bettye-“Little Things That Make You Late in the Morning.”"
All the MAC makeup in the world could not cover what she thought she was hiding.Read more "120- Ether"
Glares from the oncoming cars illuminated her smeared handprints on the rear windshieldRead more "Ardent & Succinct Tales by Bettye- ” A Distorted View”"
Him, I’m trying to make sense of it all. Allowing myself to be in love, with you; the idea. With everything in me, everyday I do what I can, giving what I have. Sometimes all it is, is nothing more than a soft breath. Other times, every fiber of my being. […]Read more "Love Notes"
FUCK SNOB That B-More Heat The air conditioning is on the fritz, sometimes blowing cool refreshing air and other times just humming heat. Opening all of the windows for cross breezes is no relief from this Baltimore city heat. Sure, the Sugar Maple tree in front of the house provides plenty of shade. The fullness […]Read more "Meet Belle. Fuck Snob"
There was this guy I dated. The sex was good. The conversations were fun. But, something was weird. I always found myself covered in a layer of detachment after sex and while conversations were interesting and entertaining they were usually peppered with hints of indifference. It was like he was trying match wits with someone […]Read more "Get up, Smile and Wipe My Mouth."