Broken plastic toy, gets hurled out of the window, a red car crashes.
cataract sunlight, slowly steals the morning frost, black bird hunts for worms
Blazing midday sun, snail chasing it’s own shadow, clouds seeking the moon
distant echoes rain, like sandpaper scratching rust, flakes of memories.
The sand was hitting the window in waves, drowning out the radio. The reception on the radio in a sandstorm was non-existent anyway, so I turned it off and just gazed out at the yellowy orange haze. On this stretch of road, the gas station was always a little quiet, but in the middle of … Continue reading Chewing Gum
howl of wind and rain, behind thick walls - a fireplace, unlit and silent.
Time swirling through space, the rose buds freeze in summer, when are we today
Jenny hugged the shawl that was draped around her shoulders. As she gazed blankly out of the window at the rain, she caught herself not breathing and inhaled sharply. The tears ran down her cheeks as the rain ran down the window, and for a second, it felt like the clouds shared her pain. She … Continue reading More Insistent Than Before
As the hunters' moon rose through the night sky they began their journey to appease. With silent air they bent down and lit their torches, quietly whispering farewell to their kin. They neither acknowledged nor denied the task that lay ahead. They knew they must fulfil their destiny or god would reign havoc until the … Continue reading The Lonely March
Shadows play upon the wallThe bars are there to stop a fallSilence heightens the chant withinThere is nothing, save twist and sinIt was long ago, this was bornWith many years of heartless scornThe sister beaten, till tortured skinThe brother silent, with malice within There was a creature born that nightWith terror high and dreadful fightNowhere … Continue reading Monster Born