January nights: Dance of the Northern Lights

Hi everyone! I’m back with another sleep story! I’m hoping to create a sleep story every month (fingers crossed). Anyway, lately I’ve fallen in love with the idea of experiencing the northern lights. From what I’ve read, it’s wonderful and celestial. I’ve created a sleep story of what I imagine it may be (at least…

Incomplete: A short story. (Final part)

Part 4 An unpleasant surprise encounter at the ER They say when you hit rock bottom, the only way to go is up. Going up, wasn’t easy or straight. When Aspen and Jolene couldn’t get into a shelter, Jolene would sleep outside in the car while Aspen worked. Aspen checked on Jolene every time she…

Incomplete: A short story (part 3)

Part 3 Jolene’s pee Aspen dropped Jolene off at school, and went back to the hotel to get ready to see her “friend”/weed man. She combed her coils into a huge bun, and put on a short red sequin dress, and some red pumps. She put on her trench coat, but noticed it had a…

Incomplete: A short story (part 2)

Part 2 Burger and fries, and steak and potatoes. Some people live for that happy ending, but I’ve learned to be content with a happy medium. Yeah, I live up to almost every stereotype of a single black mom, but I don’t care about stereotypes, because we all have issues, no matter what race, marital…

Incomplete: A short story by Shubricca L Bell

Part 1 Third graders are brutal “I haven’t always been this way- despised by society, broke (in more ways than one), inadequate, and discarded… like toilet paper after a good sh.” “Shhh, Ms. Angeles said, interrupting Aspen. “You can’t use that language Ms. Lewis,” Ms. Angeles said. “Oh, my bad. My bad kids,” Aspen said….

Miracle Beans: Part 5 (final part) 

A little birdie It’s December 24, and although it’s Christmas Eve, a time of joy, festivities and last minute shopping for many, Black Mountain was saddened. The only people who were popping champagne and celebrating, were the commercial real estate investors, who saw Miracle Beans as an opportunity expand Black Mountain. These investors weren’t interested…

Miracle Beans: Part 4

Part 4  It’s not my problem  The Black Mountain community was good about keeping the Go Fund Me, for the Osbornes a secret. The Osbornes posted that their last day open would be December 20, which was two days away. Linda decided to call Joseph, the Osbornes son; he hadn’t been home in ten years….

Miracle Beans: A Christmas Story. Part 3

Part 3 Pizza for Thanksgiving “Is there anything that I can do to help,” Linda said. “Yeah, me too. I’d like to help out in any way that I can,” John said. “No, we knew this was coming. The pandemic has really been tough for business, but we are old, and we still have our…

Miracle Beans: A short story by Shubricca L Bell.

So, it’s the holiday season, and I just love writing short stories inspired by this time of year. One of my favorite things to do this time of year is cuddle up with a cup of hot chocolate and marshmallows and watch Christmas movies, it makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. It also…