Category Archives: Relationships

Oh Boy

I feel rotten.   I’ve abandoned you all.   I haven’t signed into this wordpress account for a very long time and now that I have, I see you. You’re all still here. Not only that, a few new faces … Continue reading

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Duplexity

Breaking glass cuts the thin walls and fighting ensues but it isn’t the shattered shards of Champagne flute that’s caused it.   They’ve been struggling since I can remember. There is no beginning or end.   It just is.   … Continue reading

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Please Pass The Kryptonite

“Do you think your feet still smell when you’re dead?” All I can see is the top of his little head, hair glowing like raging fire under the warm lights above us. My voice strangled, I half scold him; “What … Continue reading

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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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Magic

The Band-Aids are blue and there are four that I can see, one masking each little knee poking from below her skirt’s hem and one on each elbow like patches covering holes on an old man’s cardigan. The rest are … Continue reading

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Senseless

Sweat trickles right past his finger and I wonder if he can feel it. I doubt it, because he pushes harder, burying his nail into the soft of my spine. It hurts. I don’t move. “Whaddya think yer doin’?” His whisper is … Continue reading

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Exposed

As I lift it out of the box, the soft material all but slips through my fingers. The creamy beige cashmere is rich and lush, silky and soft, like nothing I’ve ever owned. Instantly, I’m in love. “I’ll treasure it … Continue reading

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Now Two

The cut on her finger hurts like a son of a bitch. One of those tiny slices so fine it’s almost invisible, but oh, it throbs and stings. As she squeezes the skin around it open and closed it moves like … Continue reading

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Small

Copyright © 2013 The Wrought Writer She wrapped herself in the crooks of looks and nooks of books, cloaked her face with hair misplaced, hid her smile, for a while, in the cover of much denial. She grew small it … Continue reading

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