Untouched books crowded his shelves, shiny leather spines and faded first editions, meticulously dusted and never read. But the rows of books, in a well furnished room certainly projected an image of respectability. Ryan mentally scoffed at the props, before he slowly exited Dorian's study, leaning heavily on his cane. Despite the comforts of cars... Continue Reading →
Photo by Brooke Lewis on Pexels.com Let me tell you a tale, so that you can understand my metrophobia. 'What's that, you say?' It's the irrational fear of poetry. Oh, others may think I'm an unreliable narrator. But what do they know? It's my tale... Now, where was I? It had all begun with Disha's... Continue Reading →
photo by Kazuo ota via Unsplash Ahana had been uncertain when given the opportunity to finally showcase the accessories collection she'd slogged over for months. Adding to that, her costume designer had bailed on her at the last minute, leaving her to improvise by draping the models in uniform ballet costumes. Backstage, Ahana awaited anxiously for her... Continue Reading →
Climbing out her window, she met him at the street corner and they drove down to the beach for their date. It was their first, since he'd returned during his fall break. Soda, sandwich and sugary confectioneries; sand below, setting sun above and the sea beyond. They spoke and laughed, months of strained communication evaporating... Continue Reading →
Image: Alex Fu at Pexels I stood still, on a road desertedHaving travelled far, still miles to goI look back not, as memories surroundIn twilight's silence, my midnight madness. I'd sampled love, under the cherry blossom treeAnd drowned my soul, in the whirlpools of lustUnafraid of thunder, I'd forged ahead Broke those rules, for you... Continue Reading →
Reader Discretion- Death.
Two men in suits entered the room with a laptop. Ellen straightened her shoulder. Despite the cool recycled air in the interrogation room, she could feel sweat starting to form on her lower back. "Ma'am, this isn't a silly game, you understand? These charges are serious and there'll be consequences if you lie," said the... Continue Reading →