• She knew it was true. Why else would he look at her like that? She glanced around the corner. He was still standing chatting with his friends. Taking a deep breath she pushed herself away and walked toward him. He turned and smiled. Her heart did a little tap dance. “Hi,” he said.
    “Hi,” she smiled at him, destiny shinning in her eyes.
    “My…[Read more]

  • CRASH. The impact shook the library. CRASH. The second impact sent debris cascading over me. The rumbling made books tumble off the shelves and people started falling as they tried to run out of the disintegrating building.

  • Dark fell before he left the theatre. by the time he was almost home, the streets were deserted and shadows flickered in the light of dying street lights. From a distance away came the ominous sound of a lonely […]

  • Pop! The balloon exploded at the touch of the needle. It startled even me.

  • Anabel Crowe commented on the post, lodge 7 years, 5 months ago

    It was a simple thing I did. I took a bite. The taste of bloody lamb exploded in my mouth and then he made me laugh. It was a simple thing I did. I inhaled. Down the bit went, trying to find its way into my lungs. […]

  • Anabel Crowe commented on the post, nourish 7 years, 6 months ago

    Nourish my body, nourish my soul. It isn’t that hard, I swear. Spend a little time. Show me what you know about how to give me what I need. It’s not that hard, but, also, it’s not that simple.

  • Anabel Crowe commented on the post, pins 7 years, 6 months ago

    Pins and needles travel down my spine as I walk cautiously through the underground parking structure. I rummage through my purse discreetly. Or at least trying to be discreet. I can hear my rummaging bouncing off […]

  • Stand straight! Stand proud! Slouching by is no way to say I will not stand behind this! I will not say okay! But do we really want a change if all we do is sit on our couches, eat burgers and complain about the situation?

  • Anabel Crowe commented on the post, track 7 years, 8 months ago

    Sweat drips down his forehead and between his shoulder blades as he jogs around the track. It is an uncharacteristically hot day and he’s been here two hours already, running to clear his mind.
    The chaos is […]

  • Lights shimmered and popped, people milled around, and I stood alone. A carnival is no great place to be a single soul but there I was, watching you have a good time. I watched you eat a turkey leg and buy her an […]

  • Anabel Crowe commented on the post, adopt 7 years, 8 months ago

    There wasn’t a moment during the whole process that you voiced your fears. It wasn’t until a little 6 year old girl refusing to hold my hand walked in that you stared and went right upstairs. Later when I asked […]

  • Anabel Crowe commented on the post, walls 7 years, 8 months ago

    They are closing, falling, crushing, crumbling. Slowly the walls I built around me turn into ruins. They are easily scaled and nature has already started taking back her own. As I stand staring out past the […]

  • Anabel Crowe commented on the post, wagon 7 years, 8 months ago

    The wagon clattered down the overgrown path. It caught potholes and got stuck behind tufts of grass as it carted its small parcel. After several hours in the hot sun the driver pulled over at a little house and […]