fire

Early in the morning and the thing she wanted to do was hit a tree until her fist would bleed. The knuckles, streaming the red viscous fluid. But eyes fixated on this spot on the tree. On the place she was supposed to hit repeatedly. Didn’t care if there was pain or permanent damage. No,…

a mini fairytale

Footsteps echoed down the great hall. It was stark white and cold. And it it, the people, equally as cold and shallow, watched the young woman – her footsteps the only noise. She was done up way more extravagantly than she was used to by any stretch of the imagination. A dress that whooshed and…

girl keeps running

Girl looked back behind her. “Quick! Pick it up!” Girl felt miles ahead of me, but in reality it couldn’t have been more than an arm’s length or so from where I was. Every time I sped up, she’d slip through my fingers again. “Quick! Keep up.” She’d look back over her shoulder. She was…

view from the hill

Car drove them around windy bends. They sat in silence, not out of anger or fear, but because they knew the road. They knew how to take it all in. Old song playing on the radio from another time. Had this beat that as just like… Mmmm… Yeah, it was good. Once they got to…

An order off menu

At the counter, tepid tea rippling to the edges of a cracked tea cup. Tingling silverware, plates and bustle. The general, mostly predicable movement of servers bringing food, coffee, the check to the tables. I was about two and half hours in before I noticed the concerned, pittying looks. And from then, the game begins. …

i, the bear

i was a bear once i walked the earth sniffing and wandered into this place made of wood where people gathered of course no one understood that i was actually a young woman who became a bear could enhabit the bear no one but like two people i came there to scare those people in…