You were my rebound love.
You galloped into my heart with flanks rippling.
It wasn’t long before our hearts beat wildly and our bodies entwined.
Surprisingly, it took a while for reality to set in and for me to know that you, the ferocious stallion, didn’t know love at all.
Pat St. Pierre is a freelance writer of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction for adults and children. Her third poetry book “Full Circle” was published by Kelsay Books. Her work has appeared both online and in print. You may find some of her work at: Three Line Poetry, 50 word stories, Fiction 365, Whisperings, A Long Story Short, etc. She is also an amateur photographer whose photos have won awards and been on the covers and included in online and print magazines. Her blog is pstpierre.wordpress.com.
Never much of a worker, Joe was left an inheritance to last a lifetime.
Women all took advantage of his generosity, and he was happy to accommodate them.
When his will was read, his children were shocked: he died a pauper, leaving his children to wonder how it came about.
Pat St. Pierre is a freelance writer of adult and children’s fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Her work has been published both online and in print. Some publications are: 50 Word Stories, Fiction 365, A Long Story Short, The Feathered Flounder, The Hearth, etc. She is also a freelance photographer whose photos have graced the covers and been included in: Gravel, Sediments, Pacific Poetry, Southern Women’s Review, Silver Boomer Books, Our Day’s Encounter, The Camel Saloon, etc. Her blog is pstpierre.wordpress.com.
The Hatfields and McCoys destroyed each other’s families. They tweaked the law and made the rules.
Two powerful leaders fought their own civil war. Killing and saving face, these patriarchal rulers let no one stop them.
Peace came, but at a considerable price.
Family histories differ as to who won.
Pat St. Pierre is a writer of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. Her 2nd poetry book “Theater of Life” was published by Finishing Line Press. You can find her fiction work published in a variety of places. Some are: Fiction 365, Dew on the Kudzu, Fifty Word Stories, The Feathered Flounder, Daily Love, A Long Story Short, etc. Her blog is www.pstpierre.wordpress.com.
Editor: Based on a true story!