N (A to Z Challenge)

Jennifer had been a naughty child, not mean, cruel indifferent, just incorrigible and adventurous.  As she looked back through the years, she realized she’d probably given her parents near heart-attacks with her antics. A tomboy of the first order, there was no risk, no adventure she wouldn’t undertake.  Often playing by the forbidden railroad tracks […]

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Phase Shift 27

A breakthrough!  Randal fist pumped the air.  Alright, he felt jubilant at finding both Townsend and Hansen, on three separate occasions, weren’t where they were supposed to be, for three days on each occasion while collecting money for time worked.  Maybe it was nothing, maybe it was that foot in the door. Endless hours later, […]

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Glimmer

Glimmer The rain forest, lush and green With a vista, pristine and clean Vibrant foliage, massive trees Amid a fresh delightful breeze   A glimmer, a shimmer of light Peeping through, with delight Verdant growth glistening bright Responding with joy, what a sight   Walking along a sandy beach Salty sea air me did besiege […]

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Phase Shift 26

Randal was perplexed.  Having gone back and forth double and quadruple checked his findings, his attention centered on three possibles. Maria Townsend, Jerome Hansen, Mary Grimm.  Something about Mary Grimm – even though she’d come across as disproving of her brother’s activities, he couldn’t let go just yet.  Something bothered him about her. Townsend and […]

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Phase Shift 25

The incredible lustrous vibrant romantic bouquet took her breath away.  Although she tried to remain professional, a whoop broke through her lips she couldn’t hold back.  Only Randal would think of something this spectacular, this beautiful.  No doubt about it, he awakened her, heart and soul.  It wasn’t possible to transport the generous bouquet home, […]

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Rush

Rush Sadly caught up in the rush Of daily commute, no hush Could be found until I saw her Looking calm relaxed secure   The world suddenly haulted around me A bright flower amid a sea of humanity Fresh brilliant lovely delectably free Of surrounding turmoil I’d gladly flee   Listening to music on headphones […]

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Phase Shift 23

Sherry plopped onto her floating chair, disappointed.  Admittedly she was more than a little disheartened, something that fortunately hadn’t happened often.  Putting the evening in perspective she sighed.  The evening hadn’t been a total loss, Randal showed up, they enjoyed and elegant uninterrupted meal. Though she’d hoped for more, planned for more.  After an exquisite […]

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Thwart

Thwart He wasn’t about to let anything thwart His efforts at wooing her therefore court The woman of his dreams he held dear His efforts at winning her heart sincere   Old-fashioned though it may seem His efforts over the top, extreme She was so special, she needed to know She meant worlds, she wasn’t […]

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Inchoate

Inchoate Their relationship in an inchoate imperfect state Allowed for growth fun and trials to await The impending changes that were sure to come Growing from infancy from a beautiful blossom Budding changing maturing fitting like a glove Some pinching maneuvering in pursuit of A day when a comfortable state of relaxation Had ultimately followed […]

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