Flash Fiction: Valentine’s Day

They sit on the hood of his car, staring into the sky. The moon is full and pregnant with light, the stars are dripping with it, diamonds catching and refracting it until the whole sky is lit like a beacon. The lake in front of them reflects everything, not even a ripple marring the image, … Continue reading

In Which I Ask You Not to Hate Valentine’s Day

This is becoming an annual thing for me, writing about Valentine’s Day. But every year I hear about how much single people hate Valentine’s Day. It’s a Hallmark holiday, it’s only purpose is to trick you into buying things. You know what? This is true for every holiday, but most of us seem to have … Continue reading

Open Love Letter on Valentine’s Day

Hello you. I just wanted to say how beautiful I think you are. What a wonderful person, what a fantastic human being you are.Β  It’s about time you realized, about time you were told. You are special. I’ve come up with a list of all the reasons you’re amazing: 1. You are inspiring. You want … Continue reading

Love, or Hallmark Said So

This post has nothing to do with writing. I’m just putting it out there. I love Valentine’s Day. I have always loved Valentine’s Day. But! I can’t really stand spending it with my boyfriend. Expectations get shot through, bubbles get busted, and you end up with a lot of painted ceramic and a lot of … Continue reading