But there was nothing, just dark heaviness, just the too-heavy too-cold blankets she couldn’t pull high enough to drown herself in. No response. Nobody there. No life. No backup. No fail-safe. No […]
Warm as anything, deep as anything. Dark and snug. She feels the wind tug gently at her hair but her body is sheltered. So protected. All above is a circular window of the sky framed by black leaves and branches. […]
She’s getting careless now. It’s been long enough and she hasn’t been caught. Too much hassle to clean them up like she did, to bag the bloodied tissues and hide the blade. Too much effort to stop the blood […]
Make your report on how the universe stands tonight. This many deaths. This many accidents. These controversies. Politics playing like a soap opera. The stock market. Real life stories. Thanks for the heads up; if […]
It’s all about fine lines, careful drawing, no smudges, no mistakes. Insane precision. Perfect models. All beautifully prepared. But don’t get emotionally attached to what you create; it can be torn apart in seconds.
Rumbling and whirring. Close to the road. I could feel it through the floor with my feet. That’s the best thing about an old car. Being able to feel the speed and the ground as you go. Feeling the power shaking […]
Crawling all over me. In my skin, over my skin. Under my nails. Writhing in my hair. A thousand tiny clicks and cracks of miniature boneless plates. A million eyes. I am writhing beneath them. I cannot breathe.
Lending people things isn’t always a good idea. Particularly not when it’s a book you’re lending. Sorry Laura, I’ve still got that John Green book. I thought about burning it and sending you the video but that is […]