Violette by Ivan Zoric

Sooo good

Me First Magazine

Here’s a name you don’t hear often. Violette Reign.
The words rolled effortlessly off her tongue. Her perfect French scattered a
pack of wild chills up my spine. No way I was going to repeat it without
practicing—Slav roots and hard R’s be damned.

It suited her. One look at her, shivering in the cold February night air, inside the courtyard where we were all gathered, and I knew she had reinvented herself with it. It was not the fact that she was obviously cold (and that thin leather jacket did not help either), no. She shivered with grace; a delicate tremble of the shoulders, a gentle sway of her hips, all the time standing on the tip of her toes.

The fool that I was, I fell for it. I offered her my coat, which she refused with a smile.

“I am not that cold, really,” she said. “Besides…

View original post 2,115 more words

2 thoughts on “Violette by Ivan Zoric

  1. In your submission guideline you state; Please put, “Submission,” in the subject line and address it, “To the editor.”
    In your story guideline you state; Please put “Competition Entry” in the subject line and address it, “To the judges”. Which would be the best?

    Do you want the story in the body of the email or as a file attachment?

    Thanks
    Tom

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s