The Great Migration

*”The Great Migration” was written in response to a Reedsy.com prompt: “Write about a group of witches meeting up on Halloween night.” I woke as some people fall asleep, drowsily, and then completely. My mother said that’s how it would be my first time. I had dreamed of flying and falling all night. I wonderedContinue reading “The Great Migration”

Spring Cleaning

The first day of spring arrived, rainy and full of thunder. Spring always sparked a strange excitement in the town of Haverston. The widow, Gloria, re-opened her shop today. She was open each year from the first day of spring through Halloween. Outside of Haverston, no one believed the hype, but the locals swore byContinue reading “Spring Cleaning”

Between Two Cliffs

Clara covered her mouth to stifle the noise. She was far enough away to catch her breath, but they weren’t far behind. She didn’t know why they were chasing her, but she knew that she didn’t want to be caught. As she raced farther into the forest, she tried not to think of Diana, lyingContinue reading “Between Two Cliffs”

Autumn Songs

Josephine stepped out her door, and a crisp wind tugged at her dark curls. The late afternoon sun intensified the trees’ rose gold tones. The forest seemed to hold its breath in anticipation for the night ahead.   The entire town of clover took part, but the seniors were always in charge of preparations. ItContinue reading “Autumn Songs”