The Mark of the Beast

Flash Fiction For Aspiring Writers…each week we are given a photo and allotted only 175 words to construct a story.  Below is my response to this week’s “Flash Fiction For Aspiring Writers”    The Mark Of The Beast She watched him from her place of containment.  Sure enough, he had “the mark” and so she…

The Balloon Man

It was the minion…always the minion, and there was only one.  One special little boy or girl would be the recipient of the lone minion balloon. He pushed the cart of balloons and watched them all with a curious eye.  Children everywhere…the carnival proved to be a smorgasbord for his choosing. “Eeny meeny miny mo…Mary, Susie or Jimmy Joe……

Easier To Navigate!

Redhead Reflections is now easier to navigate! It has taken a while, but I have categorized all articles!  The listing can be found at the top right hand corner, adjacent to the title line of each page.  Simply click the arrow beside the words “select category” and a drop down menu will appear. Below is…

The Meeting

Katie took another drag of her cigarette, and then thumped the remainder into the air like a paper football.  She stepped away from the rock she had leaned against for  hours, and wiped at the tears that drained down her dusty face. The sun was low on the horizon.   It was time to go. Had…

The New Arrival

No one knows I’m here. I creep through the halls and sneak into the bedroom. Excitement ignites deep in the belly. I put a hand to my mouth to hold the laughter that threatens my presence. I see the fear within her eyes and feel something…I think…akin to pity, and I am confused.  This fleeting moment…