Posts Tagged ‘Bluebell Short Story Slam’

Bluebell SSS Prompt No. 15 ~ Right On Cue

                                         "What on earth am I to do with you sorry bunch… curtain's up in less than seventy two hours and you still have tons of work to do!" The voice boomed across the stage. It bounced back and forth like a swing ball suspended from a rope. "I could get a canary to perform…

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Bluebell SSS Prompt No. 14 ~ Windmills

                                                                        Within the confines of her sanctuary, her tocador, Senorita Ramirez prepared for the ritual. She inspected her nails. Gross. She made a mental note to self, phone Jean-Paul, as soon as possible. Pamper session required. The exotic bathrobe dropped to the floor. Lavender-scented steam rose up to greet her. She lowered her ample…

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Bluebell SSS Prompt No. 13 ~ An A-Muse-ing Encounter

                                            The blue-haired muse had not a care in the world. She sat perched on the lowest branch of the tree, book in hand, legs swinging, relaxed and confident. A group of her counterparts had gathered for their monthly discussion. The conversation turned to their respective masters. "There's one thing that baffles me," began the…

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Bluebell SSS Prompt No. 12 ~ Starting Over

                                                          Tomorrow, I'm making a fresh start, cleaning up my act. I assure you that this is not another hare-brained scheme, empty promise, blowing of hot air or going off on one of those crazy tangents … though I have been known to indulge in all the afore-mentioned moments … I will change, start anew,…

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Bluebell SSS Prompt No. 11 ~ Bubble Bravado

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Bubbles make me cry . Call me silly , or even sentimental … I don't care . You will never understand it , anyway . Yes , bubbles make me cry . How can I expect anybody to understand . It doesn't make sense … to others , that is ……

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Bluebell SSS Prompt No. 10 ~ Drama In Ducksburg

                                                                        The town was in a tizz as the great drama unfolded . Every creature had heard the news . Donald Duck had been chosen . He was a finalist in the Annual Photo Challenge . Everybody knew the purple camera . It accompanied him everywhere . He was never without it .…

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Bluebell SSS Prompt No. 9 ~ Bittersweet Liberation

                                                                They say that sorry is the hardest word . But I beg to differ . I can say sorry , over and over … Sorry for doubting you . Sorry that I failed to live up to your expectations . Sorry this … sorry that . Sorry ……. that you had to…

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