Resolve | #10

Resolve | #10

“Then show me that resolve,” Hiram whispered. His fingers trailed lightly down her cheek. “Show me that fire. I know you can do this and I swear—I will be right behind you every step of the way, but I can’t do this for you. Only you can do this.” Jini drew a shaky...
Resolve | #10

Tradition | #9

“It’s tradition,” Buri repeats. “Like, what do you want me to do about it?” “I don’t know, Kels. It’s not like we can help,” Cheri scratched at her head. Kella huffed, her knees drawn up to her chest, her dark eyes dull in the glow of the firelight. The campfire was...
Resolve | #10

Hydration | #8

“You need to stay well hydrated,” Sari scolded. She unscrewed the cap from a fresh bottle of water and promptly emptied it over her best friend. “Honestly!” Muriel cracked a smile, wincing when it pulled her crackly skin a bit too taut at the corners. “Sorry—kinda...
Resolve | #10

Breakout | #7

Leona groaned, drooping in the mirror’s reflection as she saw the bright red pimple on her forehead. Still glaringly obvious in spite of the four different home remedies she’d tried. “Stupid, stupid, stupid,” she muttered, half to herself. But it wasn’t the first time...
Resolve | #10

Quartz | #6

“Quartz? You mean, like a piece of rock?” Jodie rubbed the back of her head, expression mirroring the absolute confusion she felt at her father’s question. “What’s that got to do with anything?” “You can manipulate it,...
Resolve | #10

Fresh | Prompt #1

“Fresh,” Anne muttered, holding up the sagging bouquet of flowers. “Fresh like—a daisy!” She forced a smile and tried to add the cheery note to her voice that Susanna always used. It didn’t work. Her voice echoed hollowly in the old cabin. Shoulders slumped, head...
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