And she looked around, took in a huge breath of clean air and jumped. The mountain was high and her board left a wave of snow behind her. Her mind was silent, her body moving so effortlessly down the slopes... is this what heaven feels like...?
And then she wailed. The birds, who had previously been singing their eve song, closed their beaks. Even they knew this was no longer the time. The air stilled and a respectful, unsure tension overcame the earth. A wail that was so powerful it stilled every nation could surely only come from an unbearable, unspeakable… Continue reading Day 10
And as the carriage sidles up to the door, the wheel snags on the cobbles. The lone passenger corrects his hat, moving it back down over his eyes, slanted slightly to one side. Moving his hand, he reaches through the carriage window for the door handle. There is only one thought running through his mind… Continue reading Day 8
And then one day, the lights went out. The walls closed in, faces became blurred, words went unheard and there was nothing but silence. And it was deafening.
And then she held the tip of the sword to his neck, softly. The skin dented but did not break but he still fell to his knees and wept.
There was fire and it burned so brightly in her eyes that it was startling to any who saw it. The ones who thought they knew her were so taken aback by it that they stood there, mouths agape, silent.
And then the air felt pure, the earth righted itself and a huge weight was lifted.
And then just like that, her head was calm. The past stopped haunting her, the memories of people long gone, left. And then just like that, she was home.
So, this month - exercise! I have been walking a little more, done a very occasional jog and even tried my hand at some basketball... After 2 hours of trying to dribble and shoot hoops - we were done! Time flies when you're having fun but I can assure you, time definitely does not fly… Continue reading 50k May
My goal for April was to read more regularly and surprisingly, I did it. A little bit of this and that - mostly things for University assignments. An article, a journal, a page or two of a book. During these uncertain times where motivation is severely lacking, I am surprised to find that I did… Continue reading Surprisingly, I Did