excerpt from a scene, mad men, writing

My presence was unexpected. I glanced at my watch. It was too early for him to be home. He stared as if confronting a ghost. “Aren’t you supposed to be in class?” “I finished early.’ We stand frozen in position on concrete. Me, holding a textbook and purse. Him, a suitcase. I ask, “Going somewhere?” […]

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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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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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The Clean-Up Man

Roy fumbled with the coins in his pocket. A single incandescent bulb lit up each table- top. The heat in the room glowed and a smoky haze veiled the guests. He peered deeper into the shrouded depths of the room. Paper serviettes stacked the bar. Shot glasses lined up, topped to the max, the amber liquid […]

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