Escapist

Escapist

Joined Ficlatté in September 2014

19 stories, 0 challenges, 0 prompts, 46 comments, and 5 friends

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Escapist from Ficly! So glad the community has found a new home thanks to some dedicated writers.

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Clairvoyance Over Cards

"Autumn now," Grandma spat, rocking in the tired oak chair. A graying cat sat in her lap, wide eyed.…

Published 11 months ago.

Sighing Fruit, Singing Colors

Lascia ch’io pianga

I'm like a beast- other to myself

mia crude sorte

a gendered thing

e …

Published 1 year ago.

Fawn Girl

"Sweet girl, you've started your Moon Tides," the kind old woman told me, her dark hand holding too …

Published 1 year ago.

Sorceress Anointed

This week I was cast as the Evil Sorceress in an opera- I’m a man (biologically), mind you- but I al…

Published 1 year ago.

Drowned Feathers in New York

Graceful, sad queen of the swimming birds

covered in tulle and leaping-

your sickness was hidden so …

Published 1 year ago.

Michael (III)

A grisly, grating moan spread across the warrior tribe as they discovered their kin at the shrine.

Published 2 years ago.

Michael (II)

Michael began to cry. He had entered the Altar by the Sea, and he was a timid tempest: shaking and n…

Published 2 years ago.

Michael (I)

Michael's tribe was one of warriors. Their magic was rooted in guttural blood-lust, the feeling of k…

Published 2 years ago.

Eve, as told by Adam

"Eve?...if ya ask me, God set 'er up fer failure."

"...bless 'er heart, but Eve never loved me. Wel…

Published 2 years ago.

A Grown Woman with Magic

I turn 80 today. Birthdays don’t mean much anymore, but I’ve been lucky. I'm the only one of my frie…

Published 2 years ago.

Almonds and Dead Birds

"Ow," I inhaled.

Tucker winced too, but smiled and kept going. "Not many people come in at 5 AM to…

Published 2 years ago.

Flowers, Bleeding Dandelions

After taking in what Sally had shown me, I felt like a dandelion seed who had caught a shimmering wi…

Published 2 years ago.

Six Words Prompt: A Lil Testy

"What's your sign?!"

"Piss off, Elise."

Published 2 years ago.

Six Words Prompt: Grown Ups?

"Pokemon cards?"

"Check!"

"Vodka tonic?"

"Check!"

Published 2 years ago.

Six Words Prompt: Memory Dreams

My dreamcatcher failed.

Saw mommy again.

Published 2 years ago.

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