WHITE FLAG Distracted today. Disorganized, common theme. Dishevelled I am.
SHAME Majestic creatures, Noble, gentle, so loving. Will we let you die?
My beloved uncle was a tragic, Heathcliff like figure in my youth. I had heard endless tales of a doomed love, a painful separation and an unhappy marriage. It was all so unfair. How could life be so cruel? What of poor Cathy? Her fate even worse – a sad, lonely spinster living a cold … Continue reading Hometown Legends
BELIEVE Pale light, greeting me. Dark, cold but with a promise, Of a warmth to come.
He said he knew you, immediately, when he first learned my address. An adolescent game of spin the bottle was recounted - cute, innocent. I thought nothing of it until he mentioned you again six months later. Had he forgotten our earlier conversation? There were stars in his eyes, happy memories. You barely remembered him. … Continue reading My Neighbor’s Crush
INSOMNIA The bark of a dog. Trees, groaning in the fierce wind. Music from wind chimes.
He made me uncomfortable from the very beginning. Our first meeting on a hectic Monday morning set the tone. “You wanted a hazelnut coffee?” “Uh no, I asked for vanilla.” “Vanilla with just sugar?” “No actually, vanilla with just cream.” “Okey dokey. I hope your day gets better.” Wait, what? Our next meeting was as … Continue reading Microfiction Monday! “Weird Coffee Guy”