Category Archives: Chick Lit

Bird of Paradise

Although I’d told him not to get me anything, I am secretly buzzing inside. Right there, on the dining room table, in the middle of two beautiful place settings and a chilling bottle of bubbly is a small black leather … Continue reading

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A Duck Is Just A Duck

Bev’s tea is always so much hotter. It’s because she boils her water in a stainless steel kettle over a big gas range. As she slices carrots through the floral veil drifting up from my mug, I half listen while … Continue reading

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Fat Free

“I know, right?” She agrees, clicking her tongue. I try, but I can’t stop staring at her mouth. Her teeth are so white now, they’re almost blue and the effect makes her lips and tongue look like cream soda drenched … Continue reading

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Spinning

Dewy flush adorns our cheeks as we shuffle and bump in the tiny powder room, vying for equal mirror time. I don’t stand a chance of course, being at least a foot shorter than her, but that doesn’t stop me … Continue reading

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Lucky Thirteen

Gusts whipped through my hair, sun scorched my darkening skin and my lips caught as I attempted to close them over my wind-dried metal grin.  Houses dripped by like a painter’s palette caught in the rain as I whirred down … Continue reading

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Over and Under

The air is crisp and a breeze pushes through my hair as I pull the light fabric of my jacket closer to my body.  Squinting out over the soft-rippling sheath of water I watch as sun glints off the mast … Continue reading

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