The Barren Lands

It was a frosty morn, the sun barely pushing through the thick cloud that threatened more hail and rain. He stirred his black coffee, the sweet aromas rising in gentle wisps, dissipating Into the cold air of the hardwood room. Polished boards meeting carpet in the hallway and wrapped as lovers to the front door….

All those big ideas, gone.

We’ve all been on the cusp of an enormous mental breakthrough, an idea or concept so phenomenally huge, that if we stop thinking about it, or if we are interrupted then, poof. It’s gone. Why do people say ” a train of thought”? Is it because they are easily derailed? Is it because the thoughts…

Please don’t cry come the end of July.

Her throat tightened, breath caught and tears welled up in her eyes, she hated it. Every time he left she felt her heart beat harder, slower, like it was struggling to beat the blood it needed to her brain so she could think. Always hating he put everyone else before himself, the way he stiffened…

Riddles

I’ve decided to do riddles today, something that requires imagination and logic. I know but a few, and the rest come from books I’ve read. 1.What has four wheels and flies? 2.What can run but never walks, has a head but never weeps and has a bed but never sleeps? 3.What has 4 legs in…

Seven Years of Winter Nights.

-Fuck this cold right off, can barely feel my fingers –was his only thought. He just so happened to be born during the eclipse. Every 300 years the Sun is blocked by its closest neighbour, a slow moving, monstrous world called Charon, who floats so slowly and almost of its own volition over the horizon…