Preparation 

  Fresh spring breezes wafted indoors to find delicate blossoms cut and waiting.  The food took all day to prepare and the aroma of pork and thyme was tantalizing.  He hoped the dinner conversations would be a feast for the mind like the meal he had prepared.  This is a 3Line Tale from the prompt…

The most elegant pumpkin on the block

Smoke from a neighboring chimney drifted into her nostrils as she carefully lined up the cookie cutter against the pumpkin and held the hammer in place.  The drill growled as she made polka dots across the bright surface.  She was determined to follow the magazine instructions exactly and have the most elegant pumpkin on the…

Darkness is falling

Photo by Evan Dennis Darkness is falling and your way is not clear. Interrogative points dot the trees ahead and you don’t know which way to go. The snag of sweater against underbrush, the grim snap of twigs under boot, and the trampling of damp leaves are too mundane for the whimsy that awaits you…

Summer Sweetness 

 A yellowed recipe book  awaits on the counter just visible through the floating lace curtains.  Janine’s hands are stained red as she plucks the sweetness of early summer from an algae covered tree.  Childhood memories are accented by hard pits.  Thus is a late entry for #3Line Tales. I’m going to start doing these…