Longing to Heal the Earth – Day 13

Longing to Heal the Earth  People don’t realize the earth is…alive, her grandmother would say. Before…when her grandmother was young, the world was lush green.  Thick trees grew tall, so tall, one couldn’t see the highest branch.  Green grass in fields, vast and wide, as far as the eye could see.  Her grandmother would run down the […]

The Hyena’s Marriage – Day 12

Prompt: Three children are sitting on a log near a stream. One of them looks up at the sky and says… The Hyena’s Marriage Three children sit on a log near a stream eating sweet ripe mangoes from their grandmother’s garden.  Mango juice runs down their chins, none of them stopping to wipe it away, to […]

Koya’s Choice – 19 – Day 11

19 – The truth comes when you least expect it. Mean.  Horrible.  Heart breaker.  These words described the woman who had written the letter sitting on the desk.  Koya scowled.  She didn’t have her own letter to  prove her innocence.  Kim was the only who had read the letter Charlie had sent her.  Anger. Astonished.  […]

Koya’s Choice – 18 – Day 10

18 – A Letter You were in my heart, but now I see how very wrong you are for me.  Since you’ve decided to leave, go and forget me as I will forget you.  That’s what is best for us, Charlie.  Your world and mine can never meet.  You’re a spoiled brat who only does […]

Koya’s Choice – 17 – Day 9

17 – Surprises come in the form of a well-worn note Back at her office, Koya stopped in the reception area when Linda met her at the door. “Another package, Miss Kalahari.” Linda pointed to a large box in the corner. Koya stared at the large box. “What is it now?” “The box was delivered […]

Koya’s Choice – 16 – Day 8

16 – Best Friends say it like it is. Early the next morning, Koya stared at the back flat tire on her Mazda a sigh escaping.  Of course, her day would start like this.  It was six in the morning, the road quiet, with no one to ask for help this early in the morning.  […]

Koya’s Choice – 15 – Day 7

Chapter 15 – Familiar, and terrifying normal “Lift your arms,” Kim said, and Koya stepped back from the wooden table. She smiled when Kim expertly wrapped an apron around her waist.  He tied it at the back and kissed her cheek. “Okay,” he said and she stepped back to the table.  She smiled when Kim […]

Koya’s Choice – 14

14 – Blinder than a Bat…Didn’t see it coming ’till he grabbed her arm Art and glass, Koya thought with a smile, trailing her finger over a delicate blue glass jar.  Sculptures, mosaics…it was endless.  She loved it all.  Wished she could take each beautiful piece to her home in Ndwaru Road, but that was […]

Koya’s Choice – 13

13 – Hidden Secrets & Changing Relationships Ashley Dhali swept her finger over the photos on her pad with reserved judgment.  She was in her office at the Dhali estate.  Her assistant stood a few feet away from her desk clearly worried about her reaction.   She frowned and shook her head.   She wasn’t […]

Koya’s Choice – 12

12 – The Past starts to take A Backseat Koya let go of Kim’s arm and stalked forward, intent on punching Charlie.  The bastard, how dare he— “Hold it,” Kim said, tightening his arm around her waist.  He restrained her against him. She struggled for a minute but then stopped when she realized people were watching […]