Frozen Cherries, Cashews and a Twist of Trouble

(This is a work of flash fiction. Enjoy!) I sat eating frozen cherries and cashews with one knee cocked ‘cause I lost my job after just one night. Okay, you caught me. There might be some dark chocolate too. What’s a girl gonna do when she’s blue but pig out on health food? Yeah, I’ve reached a new level of pathetic. My eyes burn, so I pick up the vial, try to squeeze out a few tears. Did I nab ‘em? I shake the vial, and my lips flip into a moue of disgust. The bottle’s not full enough yet … Continue reading Frozen Cherries, Cashews and a Twist of Trouble

Bad Girl

Bad Girl I’m just a bad girl glock cocked, finger on trigger a smoking pistol Cold barrel–my kiss Smoke wafts, spent shell cases roll Lipstick on my gun Chalk outlines my ex Bullet hole in his forehead Ruby beads I lick Heels click, fishnets rip Bustier strains to hold me My come hither stare Knife flicks, cuts him down Bite sized snack, then throw him back Nail file sharpens fangs My thousand yard stare Ignites all who stop and stare No money, no show To ashes you fall Make my war paint, I smear you ‘neath my smoke-filled eyes Leap … Continue reading Bad Girl