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Ambrosia Dawn

Joined June 2009 and calls A Decadent Year of Experience home.

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“Tell me a bit about yourself.” She smiled at that, like she had been expecting me to say just that, just now. “What can I say?” She sat forward and gave me a nice view down her low cut top as she tapped the ash from her cigarette into the ashtray, sitting back and biting the end of the black holder in her white teeth but I was too distracted by how it pushed against her red painted lips. “I’m just a simple girl. I like all the things that most girls like; poetry, music, dancing…I do like to dance. Do you dance?” What could I say? “For you, Toots?” Her blue eyes slimmed as she inhaled more smoke, and I sat forward, brushing a wave of brunette locks from her pale cheek. “Anything.” Another smile, warmer but just as dazzling as the last. “Oh, and I write.” She mentioned, offhandedly. “You do?” I couldn’t keep the interest from my voice, I didn’t try. She nodded and blew a smoke ring, tapping her ash into the tray again. “I write everything; friendships, lovers, pain…I even sometimes write my own death.”

Stories

  1. So the Son Cries (Mature)

  2. Almost Forgotten

    She sat on the edge of the bed in her silk dressing gown and blankly stared at fuchsia on skin. It was too early for meaningful or functional thought. A snippet returned to her and she frowned at the half remembered image. Perhaps it had to do with why...

  3. Superlative Choice

    She bit her lower lip as she watched the unstable reflection of her own uncertain expression on the surface of her tea. With a tiny squeeze of her fingers against the rough, earthenware mug she watched as the cooled liquid began to steam again from the...

  4. Hair Out of Place

    The glances of strangers, who visibly noticed and then dutifully pretended they had not, alerted her to the fact that her impeccably coiffed head was defying the advertising claims of her hair spray. A visit to the ladies’ room later and she was ...

  5. End of the Line

    Most people have a concept of the soul which is like an ethereal version of the soul’s owner. There are people who say that they can recall who they were in a past life because their soul has been reincarnated. This is only partly correct. To use...

  6. Gift

    “You don’t like it?” She asked in a tone of voice filled with the anticipation of being hurt. It made him cringe. She was so young, he reminded himself and wondered if his friends were right, but he smiled and slung an arm warmly arou...

  7. Simple Debauchery

    It wasn’t so much the smell. One could get used to the putrid scent, and indeed she had, and not want to hold their nose of retch. No, it wasn’t that. She swallowed hard as she forced herself to meet that stare without flinching, barely bre...

  8. Scattered Attention (Mature)

  9. A mile in her shoes (Mature)

  10. Photography Class

    It was all gathered as he looked down at his subjects where they were artfully arranged. He adjusted the earbud just slightly then nodded to himself. He lined up the lens, focused and then snapped the shot. He stood back and waited. Soon there was an e...

  11. Living Alone

    “I thought you said you had a flat-mate?” She dropped her keys on the marble counter and nodded. “Yeah, what of it?” He scratched his head and followed her into the next room, letting the door shut behind them, before answering:...

  12. Notes

    “Yeah, better get back to it.” He smiled and then turned to sit down at his desk. There it was. Neon pink with black writing stuck to his computer screen: ‘Look in your top draw’. “What the…” He glanced up and ...

  13. Another day, another Doll

    She caught a glimpse of the deep red bodice of her dress in the reflective glass of the door as she entered the chic restaurant. The woman in the black mini-dress had made herself very obvious at the bar and her high-heel stopped tapping against the le...

  14. Stains (Mature)

  15. Light

    It was past midnight as she paced quietly into the dark kitchen. The light didn’t go on when she opened the fridge but her hand reached out exactly for the butter dish to confidently lift it from the shelf. Onto the bench it went as she reached u...

  16. This is it

    The chime rang throughout the room as he flipped the coin again. His last dollar. It landed on heads and he grinned: “Heh, Lady Luck don’t fail me now.” Giving the coin a kiss, he set it down on his mouse pad, in front of the last cup...

  17. Show us some leg

    The constant tapping sound was what woke him but he knew better than to open his eyes first off. Tensing muscles in his arms and legs, he discovered that he was strapped down, spread-eagled in fact. This was not a good sign. “Ahh, you’re aw...

  18. Once more

    Without realising it, I’d walked out into the middle of the room as I stared into the past. Fear made a metallic taste rise in my mouth and I swallowed with some difficulty. What was happening to me? I hadn’t felt like this since…sinc...

  19. And again

    “I can’t do this any more, Chaz.” She stood, pushing herself up and standing over me. I didn’t follow her gaze with mine, I didn’t even look up. “Let’s just be neighbours from now on.” She walked toward t...

  20. She left

    “Please?” There was an edge of desperation in her voice that made me look up but I couldn’t stand the pain in those blue orbs so I turned away again. “What? What do you want me to say, Cherise?” I regretted my tone but I w...

  21. She came

    “Hey, we should probably talk about something.” I hadn’t realised how much I’d dreaded hearing those words until I did. I just nodded. “Can I come in?” She asked, and again I nodded, quashing the urge to correct her ...

  22. You'll never see

    Hey, I don’t know how to start this, so I’ll just get to the point. The reason I turned you down wasn’t because I’m not ready to date at the moment. I can’t tell you the real reason because if I do, it’ll be obvious ...

  23. The End

    Her heart sank as darkness enveloped her, but she didn’t realise that this was the end until her nails were torn and bleeding while she screamed from six feet under.

  24. Stardust

    “Look. Fix it or I walk.” Slamming the dressing room door, she clutched the knob and gritted her teeth. When would they get it right. Sighing, she turned around and shook her head. A strange feeling came over her and she blinked, her vision...

  25. Catalogue

    Foot steps, distant at first but resounding throughout the room. Thump, thump…crunch. The texture changed, the person was walking on different ground. She frowned slightly at the pain from biting her lower lip, the scab breaking as she scraped it...

  26. Daisy Day

    “What do you think they’d be saying, if they could talk?” Looking over the paddock, the girl squinted as she watched the animal shake her head with a flap of her ears before moving off. “Oh! She just had an argument with that ot...

  27. Lo-la la

    I cocked a grin before downing the last dregs of the dark elixir from my glass, like music in my veins. I followed her with my eyes a moment before my legs remembered how to work, swaying my head very slightly as the treble of silver sax marked the swa...

  28. Jingle jangle

    The sleigh slipped through the slush and the idea of light fluffy snow seemed so naively childish to Anastasia that she almost laughed bitterly. Light shone from the basement window as she passed and she knew what that meant. When would he give up on t...

  29. Hail Mary

    “Ever been kissed?” She didn’t wait for the answer, she didn’t need to, the point was moot once her lips closed over Mary’s mouth. She tasted like smoke, Mary reflected; cigarettes and bourbon and something sweeter. The sw...

  30. No butts about it

    “Look, I’m telling you, they were yellow.” Again, I gritted my teeth and shook my head, probably looking like a chimpanzee who’s been denied the banana reward for getting the puzzle wrong. “Dude, pink. They. Were. Pink....

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