Friday, January 3, 2014

Flash Fiction Friday, January 3, 2014 ~ The Melancholy Moon

Ah, the first Will Blog for Sex Flash Fiction Friday. This is especially fun because we have a wonderful subject photograph about which we each must write a 100 word story. I love this photo and I have often considered using it, but it had to be the right time, the right words, the emotion. 

New Year's Day was the first of five Super (or Perigee) Moons in 2014. It is special and magical because the combination of this happening on the first day of the first month of the new year has not happened in nineteen years. It is rare. 

So is love, true love. But lovers are often separated by life and obligations, military service....or death. I have written such a painful lament for your entertainment in honor of the Super Moon last night. A melancholy moon.....

Several other wildly talented scribes have written 100 word stories based upon the same photo. Have a visit with each through the link above or I have them below, penned individually like scattered jewels at your feet. Before you leave me, would you please leave me a comment, if you are so moved or inclined. Bon Nuit, mes amores.

The Melancholy Moon
Melancholy ebbs over her with the rise and fall of the moon. The platinum orb slices slowly across the horizon to bid the fiery radiance goodnight. Like the moon, she is always in the shadows; she feels lonely, impossibly forlorn.

She knows the moon so loves the sun because it dies each night that the sun may live another day. She feels painfully the same as she watches yet a new day without you die in the black satin folds of the moon’s sorrow.

The stars unveil their jewel-like splendor to tempt the Sun’s return, to no avail.

When will you return?

Participating Authors

Happy New Year
May 2014 bring you all the blessings you require and all the abundance you desire.
Much love and prosperity,


  1. Muffy, this is beautiful. Very poetic and full of emotion.

  2. Stunningly beautiful, Muffy. You gave me goosebumps again!!

  3. Excellently and beautifully written, Muffy

  4. It's haunting and beautiful. That last line, wow. Powerful flash.

  5. Wow! Such a beautiful sensual flasher. The thoughts and senses portrayed in so few words are artfully created.

  6. Wow so amazing poem of a so desiring beloved s lonelyness expressed in such beautiful words the photograph is creating music without strings Loved this Flash .Thank you Muffy Ji keep it up .

  7. I just love this, though I feel I repeat myself every time I have a chance to read your talent. This one touched me in a very personal way. That is a rare and incredible talent.

  8. Wonderfully poetic. Melancholy yet uplifting. A literary gift for the beginning of 2014. Smooth jazz accompaniment as well...

  9. Your words create such beautiful sorrow. I love this!


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