The memories of your presence in this space were almost too much to bear. Every corner, every inch of this island held a piece of our togetherness, your hand touching mine, your kisses on my lips. Even through the scent of the exotic flowers, I could still smell you, feel your strength, envision your powerful …Continue reading "Avalon – A Flash Fiction"
Your departure was reminiscent of your arrival, filled with fanfare and grandiose moves, an orchestrated deliberate performance to the very end. This was, after all, the main reason I could never quite understand you, the need for overacting, overwhelming everyone in your presence as if you needed their oxygen just to exist. Little me, had no …Continue reading "Nobody – A Flash Fiction"
One day, not long from now, when we all have done the deeds that brought us to this point and time, we will be the forgotten ones. When a war, we could have stopped, swallowed us whole, and the creation of more and more wasteful things, has taken over – the machine rising above men. …Continue reading "The Future – A Flash Fiction"
I opened my door, my home and my heart to him, only to be betrayed in the most painful way possible. How could he tear apart the love and devotion, which I only have given him, no other, with such depth and trust? Since the moment of revelation, I ached with a pain, that should …Continue reading "Open – A Flash Fiction"
Bedtime routines are supposed promote comfort, peace and set a mood for a relaxing night sleep. At least that is what they teach in school, and I am inclined to believe my teachers. But now, as I am laying in my bed – the thick covers barely manage to hide my shivering – I hear …Continue reading "Bedtime – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction"
This was supposed to have been their fresh start, a moment to begin again after a few turbulent years and the loss of their stillborn son. Another chance to find each other, love one another with more depth than they ever had before, the loss bringing forth a good, in a bad situation. But life, …Continue reading "A Fresh Start – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction"
In my hands lays the power of fate, the fate of all in our society. A move of my pen, and someone lives or dies, falls in love or will never find the connection they search for. I did not ask for this job, just as much as those who’s lives I control did not …Continue reading "Fate – A Flash Fiction"
It should have been me, laying there, the delicate tea-cup broken, as it fell out of my hand, before I hid the ground. Not her, not the person filled with the most innocence I have ever witnessed, not the only one whom never would speak a word of ill, or hold a harsh thought in …Continue reading "Responsible – A Flash Fiction"
No matter how many times I have tried to explain, you don’t hear me. You only see the reflection of who you think I am, a far cry from the true me, my essence. Even when you speak about me to others, it is hard for me to hear, the irritation impossible to hide, for …Continue reading "Illusion – A Flash Fiction"
The Office Closing the door behind her, she took a deep breath. The irritation of the last few hours had no place here, in her sanctuary, that was reserved for the pleasure of words, and the creation of stories. In this room, nothing mattered, but the dance of her fingers on the keyboard, and the …Continue reading "The Office – A Flash Fiction"