She Believes, an unexpected poem

She Believes, an unexpected poem

I thought this would be a story, but it turned into a poem. She Believes She can’t sleep Mind full, not mindful 1:30 a.m., it bothers her Wisteria gone wild, yes, wisteria after a dozen years of peace spreading rude tendrils across the yard choking the tomatoes 2...

So Beautiful — Complete story

Here’s So Beautiful, the entire story: So Beautiful By Laura McHale Holland Engulfed by early morning fog, Marcie spots a dusty green bottle in The Gap’s storefront window. Beyond vintage, the glass vessel leaning against a mannequin’s boot is conspicuous amid...

So Beautiful – Part 4

Here’s the fourth installment of my short story So Beautiful. The first three parts are at: http://lauramchaleholland.com/fiction-2/so-beautiful/  So Beautiful — Part 2 So Beautiful – Part 3 So Beautiful – Part 4 Marcie sees Jason go down, then Kelly. Unable to...

So Beautiful – Part 3

Here’s the third installment of my short story So Beautiful. The first two parts are at http://lauramchaleholland.com/fiction-2/so-beautiful/ and http://lauramchaleholland.com/fiction-2/so-beautiful-part-2/ So Beautiful – Part 3 Ho lifts the Open/Closed sign...

So Beautiful — Part 2

Here’s the second installment of So Beautiful. You can read the first installment at http://lauramchaleholland.com/fiction-2/so-beautiful/. Kelly spreads a blanket on the sand as her son, Jason, dashes barefoot to the shore. “Stay close,” she calls to him,...

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