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
On this day. The clock stopped, It read - 16.10 Such a sudden shock to the atmosphere, It stopped time. The day before. A feeling, It was 19.15 A jolt of realisation, Calm acceptance. The happiest of days, All day until 18.00 A phone call, Devastation.
Blondie's voice rises above the nearby chatter, "Just lick it off." She tilts her head, smiles shyly, "I'd rather just wash my hands, thanks." The table of people watches her go with amused, frustrated smiles on their faces. "Some people just don't like it. It's like an OCD kind of thing... Is she OCD?" Asks… Continue reading Yeah
I know I wasn't what you expected, I was never a girly girl, Karate took precedence over dancing lessons, I was rough around the edges always. I know I dashed your hopes, I never fit into the expected box, I saw people for who they really were, I stood out always. I know I'm different, I… Continue reading I Know
She walks slowly through the streets, hands holding on tightly to the handles in front of her. Her smile is tight and her knuckles white as they grip strongly. The paths are easy to navigate, the space is open and encourages her to keep pushing forwards. “Stop here!” Ron points to a spot just slightly… Continue reading Foresight
Reminiscence She walks merrily through the streets without conscious thought. Headphones dangling down over her summer top, swinging from side to side as her steps quicken. She walks with exhilaration, a bounce in her step. Stopping briefly and taking her iPod and phone from her pockets to place them in her bag alongside her headphones,… Continue reading I Did This Thing
You came to me as a bairn I reared you with such joy You forgave me my mistakes and loved me through my journey. By my side, you stayed, My shadow, gracious and true. A content gent, you grew to be As the years came to calm me, so they calmed you, too. Bursting to… Continue reading Reaching
I saw you Last night Emaciated Half dead. All I could do was cry Scream Asking the same question Again and again Where is he? He's gone, where is he? That isn't him, where is he? Then morning came I woke up exhausted I woke up sad I woke up angry.
Lesson Prompt: Write a 250 word story. Person A wakes up to find Person B sitting on the edge of their bed. Person A reacts... The time is 6:40am. Sun is just starting to shine through the curtains, making silhouettes appear on the walls. It is early, the birdsong being the only sounds coming from the streets… Continue reading Alex