‘Off with her head!’ was the cry that escaped scarlet lips.
Like a deer in headlights my eyes frantically sought my exit.
But alas there was none.
Just acres of black and white squares dancing into one.
And the guards.
With their spears.
Oh those spears!
The officers were lined up, shoulder to shoulder, like tin soldiers. Their white blazers festooned with gold medals and bars. Like clockwork, their arms moved in unison as their bodies stayed erect, charging their weapons with a crisp click. With one voice, their bullets soared to the clear sky above. A tribute. Life taken with one bullet. Life…[Read more]
The soil was hard and tightly compressed. It was going to be quite a challenge for the feathery tendril of budding life to poke thought the surface. But a challenge it was going to take on. And succeed. Life wouldn’t always succeed, but this one would.