“She didn’t mean it the way I took it, but I couldn’t convince the butterflies in my stomach of that fact.”
Novel in Progress
Sometimes you don’t find what you’re looking for. Sometimes you find exactly what you need.
The wall did not hold the answer. No matter how long I stared at it, it wasn’t going to explain what was wrong with me. After 3 years of perfect placement, I was broken. Since opening my boutique I’d prided myself on my “perfect fit” guarantee and I had never failed. I mean, it was hard to fail when you made each piece appear specifically for that person, but still I was proud. It was hard work; I deserved to be proud.
And a Touch of Fantasy
A life as one.
I opened by eyes and saw her pale skin almost glistening in the sunlight. She was bare except for the pelt I’d given her when I told her she was my Heart-mother. I smiled remembering her confused disgust. She hated that term, Heart-mother, but what other word could we use?
Rae Davis is a self-proclaimed Cajun Princess dedicated to telling the stories of women and the power of love within them. She is currently working on her debut Young Adult LGBTQ+ novel and building a new world of witches, magic, and politics on the side. She is also perfecting her craft in the SNHU Creative Writing program, to graduate in March 2019.