PETAL BETWEEN LEAVES – A STORY

​She stares at the man who loves her, his sunken eyes look to her like the sun in its glory, his scars like a shrunken flower petal kept between the pages of a book and put away for years, alive in it's own right when the rest of it is dead and gone; a memory … Continue reading PETAL BETWEEN LEAVES – A STORY

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THE DAY THAT YOU WEPT (300 words)

It was not the day that you took the bus to your house holding proudly the new chairs you had bought for your new office. It was not that same day, in that bus when you received the phone call that whispered news of your mother's death into your ears. It was not that day, … Continue reading THE DAY THAT YOU WEPT (300 words)

FICTION: COLOURS WASHED AWAY

You are on your way home where you'll be spending the Christmas holiday. Your friend, who you paid a visit, sees you off to the park and waves goodbye as he watches the bus leave. You adjust properly on the seat where you are cushioned between a very fat woman who's wearing cheap, tight bracelets … Continue reading FICTION: COLOURS WASHED AWAY

I SWEAR I DON’T KNOW WHAT THIS IS BUT I WROTE IT ANYWAY!

The fear that she faces is not one she can explain with mere words. It's an indescribable mix of loyalty and betrayal. Desultory voices scream in her head and beg her to free them. The voices transform to shapes as in human form. To children. To a child. Free us, free us, freedom we want. … Continue reading I SWEAR I DON’T KNOW WHAT THIS IS BUT I WROTE IT ANYWAY!