Chasing shiny bubbles

The photo of her usually placid granddaughter energetically chasing shiny bubbles around outdoors arrived in the mail without any letter, but there was no inherent need for one. The old woman's jovial eyes watered as she laughed. This piece of flash fiction was written in response to: The Sunday Muse #252; Fandangoโ€™s One-Word Challenge: 'jovial';… Continue reading Chasing shiny bubbles

Of four, or: Of before

A Triolet She served as doctor in the War Parents, young brother in Ukraine Close-knit, her family of four She served as doctor in the War No one survived from her Before Her soul was crippled by the pain She served as doctor in the War Parents, young brother in Ukraine d'Verse poetics: Grandmothers This… Continue reading Of four, or: Of before