I guess, it did not matter that we were the outcasts of the neighborhood, after all. As I watched others lives fall apart, we all still had each other, no matter how many times people thought Mother was crazy for planting the garden by the cycles of the moon, or how Dad would allow us …Continue reading "Chocolate Cake – A Flash Fiction"
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"
Your heat engulfed me with such a force, that it became hard for me to breathe, but you weren’t even close. The mere presence of you attracted an undeniable sensation, I could not ignore, and never had. But, until this moment, until your passionate dark blue eyes rested upon mine, I thought you had never even …Continue reading "Fire – A Flash Fiction"
I always wondered how someone could say that they feel alone, in the middle of this wide open space. Not a day went by when this part of the park did not have visitors, even when the wind blew harder than usual, or the smoke of a nearby fire made it difficult to breath. Nothing …Continue reading "The Park – A Friday Flash Fiction"
No one remembered The Forgotten, the outcasts, that were tossed from our society as if they were garbage, not human beings, who did nothing wrong. Those people, hidden behind the deep walls that surrounded our cities, were simply different, not fitting in with the norm of prescribed standards of look or form. Placed beyond the …Continue reading "The Forgotten"
“How could anyone ever abandon something as beautiful as her, is beyond me”, Sue sighed. “Beautiful she is, even in this condition, you are right.”, Meryl agreed. “Hopefully, as soon as she is fed, washed, and gets some rest, she will be able to find a good forever home.” The young woman smiled, at the …Continue reading "Forever – A Flash Fiction"
Play a game, you said. A little game, nothing more. Asking me to trust you, and with all of my heart I wanted to, yet there was this uneasy feeling, that never left me completely when I was around you. A feeling I did not understand, as you have never acted with anything but kindness, …Continue reading "A Little Game – A Flash Fiction"
My heart took flight, the first time I saw his gentle eyes, glaring back at me, not sure what to make of me. Should I be trusted, was I worth his attention, or was I like all of the others, who left him behind, heart-broken, and alone? How could I make him understand, that I …Continue reading "Flight – A Flash Fiction"
The artfully draped gossamer shimmered gently in the soft light of the white floor lamps, breathing a delicate atmosphere into the large room, which only a few hours earlier had been overwhelmingly large and bare. The preparations for the big day where in full swing, a few hours more, and another happy couple would leave …Continue reading "Dream Job"