Emmyful

Emmyful

Joined Ficlatté in September 2016

16 stories, 0 challenges, 0 prompts, 11 comments, and 3 friends

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A long-lost ficleteer trying to take a shot at writing once again.

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That Red Plaid Shirt

The shirt.

Worn and tattered, red and plaid.

Elbows ripped out from years of wear.

Chipped butto…

Published 2 years ago.

The Shotgun

I gazed up nervously at the shotgun hanging on the wall above his bed as he held me in his arms and …

Published 2 years ago.

Someday

The church is decorated with flowers;

Purple ones, of course.

Family and friends are seated on both …

Published 2 years ago.

You Saved Me

Lying in bed in the dark last night, I cried.

I cried and I thanked God for you because you saved me…

Published 2 years ago.

On Anxiety

The thing about it is that it's unpredictable. Some days you feel good, and some days you don't. S…

Published 2 years ago.

Prison

It started when she finally felt good enough to go on a date with a new guy. It was a nice evening …

Published 2 years ago.

Homecoming Night

As I walked around the mall in my hometown tonight, I noticed teenagers in formal dress everywhere I…

Published 2 years ago.

Do-Over

If life included do-overs, I'd change some things. I'd erase much of the hurt. I'd hug my daddy more…

Published 2 years ago.

Sick Day

Tea with honey and lemon

A steaming bowl of chicken noodle soup

A cough as I choke down some cold sy…

Published 2 years ago.

Little Miss Sunshine

At the restaurant, I sat across from him, fidgeting with my straw wrapper. What was I supposed to s…

Published 2 years ago.

You Look Awful

You look awful, I said to myself as I gazed disapprovingly at my appearance in the floor length mi…

Published 2 years ago.

RD (Registered Dietitian) FAQs- A Poem

The RD does not make menu plans,

She will not take your carbs away.

She cannot make you lose weight…

Published 2 years ago.

Five Years

We talked every night. We wrote letters. The distance never diminished our love for each other. W…

Published 2 years ago.

Blank Pages

The blank page stares at me. I have to write something. Anything! I promised myself that I would …

Published 2 years ago.

Happy Fall

The calendar says today is the first day of fall. The pumpkin candle in my office says that leaves …

Published 2 years ago.

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