Posts Tagged: love

Short Stories
Fire Whisperer
July 19, 2018
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Previously in Taste of Mel… As told by Jonathan * We’re still sitting on the terrace when a chill seeps back into the air. Mel is hugging herself out in the garden, talking to a woman (who together with her husband), Bram says owns the resort. We’re moving to a den inside where it’s warmer, […]
Short Stories
Grown Folk
July 5, 2018
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Previously on Taste of Mel … As told by Jonathan * Saturday night I’m pacing outside my bathroom chewing on a slice of pizza. It’s been over half an hour since Mel went to soak in the tub and she’s not responding to me. I’ve started to get anxious because she had a lot of […]
Short Stories
Thirsty Thursday
July 15, 2017
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  On this sleepless, February night, I find myself standing by our master bedroom window, watching the quiet rustling of dried, palm leaves dancing in the mild breeze. The heat hangs in the air like an unannounced guest on a Saturday morning. I let the strap on my pink, satin nightdress fall off my shoulder, […]
Body Soul
Healing my brokenness: One Woman’s Story
August 26, 2016
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So there I was, broken; broken in every possible form –emotionally, physically, spiritually, sexually… There I was drenched in brokenness, the stench of bitterness reeking off me like alcohol on a drunkard. Bitterness was my vice now, after all, I was a battered woman; battered and beaten down by life, scorned by one too many. I […]