An Unusual Romance

The big day came too soon. As Doctor Peterson unravelled Kira's bandages, her hand gripping mine tight like a vice, the worries of our unusual romance intensified. I didn't know her, and she didn't know me. Would we still love each other without the solidity of the hospital to hold us together? It was a […]

The Space Between

The Space Between The space between Dark blue and black Differing shades of forever Where pointing fingers linger And eyes do blink The stuff of dreams gathering Like nocturnal memories No lights required Just open minds Stardust and magic Little parcels of eternity Destiny and hope Children praying for shooting stars Adults too Never has […]

The One You Never Knew

Author’s Note: I don’t know why, but I had a sudden urge to write something dramatic. ´┐╝ The tide rose in my wake determined to wipe me from the granite I clung to; it could not dislodge me. Fingers like limpets pressed to the rock as I scrambled, clambered and crawled. The clear air made […]

50 Word Stories: Unseen Destinations

Unseen destinations are both blessings and a curse. Blessing: The exhalation of a held breath as one crests a rise to some wondrous view. Curse: The disappointment of not knowing, and regret upon arrival. There is, however, one undeniable truth: there is one unseen destination we will all reach eventually.

Unheard

I hear the distant drumbeat a┬áthrumming vibration calling me on, and I wonder, and I wait. There are hills between me and the music, so much to cross a life to traverse, a steppe wasteland cracked and ragged. It matters not for the call cannot be unheard. It matters not for I will not un-hear […]