New Nine Mile Writing

Two new pieces of writing…

Only Five Dollars – M Z Fairtlough

New_five_dollar_bill

I can tell that she has taken it.

Her cheery “Good morning Granny, did you sleep well?” has a forced note, like the singer at our weekly Daughters of the American Revolution meeting last week. Not quite sharp, not pure either. But what is pure anymore? Read more

Charade – Kathy Smith

14999508_s

I sit on the chair, angled toward the judge, freezing because the heat is broken and try to remember what I was told:  look at him when you answer the questions.  Speak clearly and loudly.  Be friendly.

I am prepared. I am over-prepared.  I have spreadsheets and timetables.  User-friendly exhibits.

Just answer the questions directly.  And remember. Read more

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Nine Mile Writing, writing prompts and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s