dialogue, heart, love, mad men

You asked how it felt to love him. Let me try to explain. It was as if one hundred doves took flight. Exquisitely rare and magical.   ~Miss Ella Speaks

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compassion, dialogue, excerpt from a scene, fiction, strong women, writing

Paper Dolls Chapter 23 Draft 5 1965 Summertime. From somewhere down the street, the drone of a lawn mower’s engine was overheard. A dog barked and played an early morning game of fetch. Birdsong filled the air.   Behind the sturdy beams that wrapped the walls of the Jacksons’ tidy house on 13th Street, two […]

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dialogue, excerpt from a scene, love, mad men

Do you remember what you said to me, that day, beneath the towering oak? This was long ago, before we knew what would become of us. You told me that you were staying by my side. There was steel truth to your words. And now you glance off as if afraid to see your reflection […]

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beautiful words, dialogue, heart, love

and I don’t remember much about us. Not the season that we met. I hope it was spring. I thought I was just another girl on your list. Did you keep a list? You were kind. I don’t recall our kisses in the dark. I do. I still see your face. Dark eyes narrowed as if […]

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