Fires and burns. Part 3 (Final)

A couple of weeks later, trouble began to brew in paradise, between Lexi and Carson. Lexi had kept it cool in the presence of Kane, but his words cut deep. Kane’s words had reached a place they once held residence. His words made Lexi question her worth. She started to doubt that Carson could truly…

Fires and burns: part 2 

Let me go… A couple of days went by, and Kane found himself at a witch house. Kane is a Voodoo veteran, but he wanted to make sure that whatever he put on Lexi, would stick this time. The witch had direct contact with certain spirits, and Kane was sure that the spell would work….

Fires and burns 

Part 1 On my momma. “Well looka here. What do we have here?” Kane said, while scrolling through the Gram, and stopping on a video of his children’s mother, Lexi. She was showcasing a huge diamond on her ring finger. Then a man came up behind her, hugging her waist, and kissing her on the…

Carrie, Carly, & Candi. (Part 3)

“What a great movie,” Carly said, as the movie went off. “Wait are you crying?” Candi said. “No way. My allergies are acting up. Why would I be crying?” Carly said.  “Mmhmm. Okay, sis,” Candi said. “It was a great movie though. Carly, it’s okay to show emotion. It means you have a heart,” Carrie…

Carrie, Carly & Candi. (Part 2)

Thirty years ago… Southside Atlanta, Georgia. Girls playing hand clapping game. “Slide-baby, one, two, three, four- you go out, in, up, and down,” Brooke and Carrie said, as they increased their hands speed. Their brother Tim was riding his bike down the hill and almost crashed into them, disrupting their game. “Ugh, Tim! You get…

Carrie, Carly & Candi. (A short story by Shubricca L Bell) Part 1.

This is a story of a mother (Carrie) and her daughters Carly (the oldest) and Candi (the youngest). Carrie has been divorced from Carly and Candi’s dad for eight years, and has spent her adult life running her florist shop and taking care of her daughters. Today Carly is graduating college with a degree in…

Lust and infatuation part 6 (final)

Broken things can become whole again, when God is the builder. TJ The only one in pain and suffering is me,” I said to myself, but then I looked over at Nessa. She has to take Percocet because of the nerve damage from the accident. Sometimes I want to take two or three just to…

Lust and infatuation part 5 

Silent anger is the worst anger because you never know what a person is thinking and they’re too far gone to think clearly…  Vanessa  I have to go through six weeks of physical therapy. I’ve been through three so far, and I’m regaining my strength to talk again. The swelling in my head has went…

Lust and infatuation. Part 4 

Christian  Tonight is the night. Vanessa may have thought that she was just going to ride off into the sunset without me, but I’m literally in control of everything she and TJ has right now. If I make one phone call TJ is jobless, and if I decide to pull my shares out of Vanessa’s…

Lust and infatuation. Part 3

It’s not good to lie, because you’ll have to lie again to cover that lie, and then lie to cover that lie, until you’re entangled in a web of self destruction… Just tell the truth, no matter how bad it hurts them, and no matter how bad it hurts you… When I got home, TJ…