She says she’s not pretty
But if only she knew
The way I bite my lip
When she smiles with hers
The way she teases me
Like a taboo.
She says she’s not pretty
But then her eyes lock on mine
And in them I see
Every reason I need
To know why I lived
All this time.
© Jade M. Wong 2017 Continue reading “[Poetry] Pretty”
She took a deep breath, filling her mind with the calming waters of the beach.
She exhaled slowly, trying to slow her heart’s rapid beating. Continue reading “Plan A: A 52 Word Microstory”
I know what lurks beneath
The rippling muscles and the silky hair.
I know what’s underneath
The sultry eyes and the way he stares.
He always said I was soft and sweet
Too trusting and too prim,
But I have a heart that always beats
And I can’t say that for him.
© Jade M. Wong 2017 Continue reading “[Poetry] A Heart”
I heard your whisper,
On the back of a breeze,
I will always hear you
Across the seven seas.
I whispered a reply
And sent it floating on a leaf:
I may be far, darling,
But don’t you worry,
I will always find you
And you will never lose me.
© Jade M. Wong 2017 Continue reading “[Poetry] Never Lost”
The first time I saw her
I knew I would hand her
My heart on a silver platter.
The first time she saw him
She gave everything to him
And my heart became the victim.
© Jade M. Wong 2016 Continue reading “[Poetry] Victim”
I didn’t know it until that moment
The words hung over us in midair
Her dark eyes wondered if I meant it
And I realized then how much I cared.
I counted our heartbeats in the silence that followed
And I felt the truth so clearly
The woman I loved stood before me
And I knew she would always have me.
© Jade M. Wong 2016 Continue reading “[Poetry] Epiphany”
Welcome to our first Monday Morning Melts!
The first song-lyrics prompt is from If You’re Not The One by Daniel Bedingfield chosen by the wonderful Rosema. A song will be more than a song when it holds a special meaning to someone’s heart, especially when a song is offered to someone your heart holds dearly.
This song is actually Rosema’s almost six-year relationship’s theme song. And as an ode to her relationship, this is her first song-lyric-prompt. We hope this will inspire you to write something that will melt our hearts. 🙂
PROMPT: If You’re Not The One by Daniel Bedingfield
And I hope you are the one I share my life with
And I wish that you could be the one I die with
And I pray in you’re the one I build my home with
I hope I love you all my life Continue reading “Monday Morning Melts #1”
As red as a wildfire, impossible to tame,
Or the curve of her lips when she whispered his name.
As blue as the ocean, calm and composed,
Or her eyes when he confessed he needed her most.
As purple as the amethyst hugging her finger,
On the day they promised each other forever.
© Jade M. Wong 2016 Continue reading “[Poetry] Their Colors”
Her neck was bare. Her neck was not supposed to be bare. Her neck was supposed to have a necklace. There was a necklace right there!
She took several deep breaths and stared at her reflection in disbelief. She lost it. This made no sense. She didn’t lose things. She still had a beaded bracelet that she made in first grade! But the truth was staring right at her-or rather, not at her.
It was a simple necklace: Continue reading “[Short Story] The Serially Lost Necklace”
There’s a little tug at the corner of her lips,
When I tell her a joke and my stomach does flips.
She bursts out laughing, uninhibited and free,
I would do so much, just to make her happy.
She tells me he’s amazing, and I pretend not to feel,
The tears in my heart that for years I’ve concealed. Continue reading “[Poetry] The Moment It Was All Worth It”