"Drunken Lee” Is a short story about a guy named Lee who lost everything; all of his savings, his wife, his home, and their dog, due to his uncontrollable gambling habit. He got drunk one night and was feeling good, he was on a roll, until that last roll of dice…CRAP! It was over! Left for dead on their kitchen floor, he laid there drowning in his sorrows and a twelve pack of Heineken. Cindi was gone for good, no more chances, she exclaimed! She was done and gone for good! “Girl’s Trip” After a year of planning, they were two months away from their annual Girl’s Trip. Sasha, Toya, Nicky, and Vanessa were all set, until the night the big secret was exposed. Every year, it was always something! This time, it was Vanessa, trying not to ruin the trip, she held it in for as long as she could, but on that particular day, her silence erupted. Her little sister had slept with one of her best friend’s boyfriend. Sasha was furious! Still left in the dark was Nicky and Toya, the day they found out was the day their friendship changed. Silence and tears filled the room as their minds wondered aimlessly trying to figure out what to do. “Delilah” Delilah, was basking in the joy of singleness. After her three-year break-up with Steve. She was finally in a healthy place. Learning to appreciate life and love herself again. She was enjoying the cool breeze as the rain drops softly dripped off her face, while walking home from the grocery store. Anticipating a quiet evening alone, in her element, enjoying life and the joy that it brought her.