In for the Rain: Short Stories, A Warmth of Music

The music started as she shuttered herself in her room. Tears flowed down her eyes endlessly. “What am I going to do…” She whispered to herself. “My job meant everything to me.” She had just received a call from her boss that she was laid off. The company she worked on scaled back and eliminated …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, A Garden for Us

Did you know that behind their beauty there is also sadness. Marigolds are simple but for me they mean a lot. In my most saddest moments a friend picks one for me. I asked why not give me something more pretty to which she answered: “I chose it to be sincere. In your sadness you …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, The Colorful Mask

The Colorful Mask I watch as they cheer. The applause ringing throughout the room defended my ears. I smile at them as sincere as I can. I watch them blow kisses I don’t desire to blow back. A void in my heart makes me wish I could leave. Where did it go the love for …