• mazikeen commented on the post, irreverent 6 years, 3 months ago

    Adam snorted at her words irreverently. Udeterred, she continued: ‘I have found a purpose in life, and I cannot tell you how much of a difference my belief in the Other has made in my life!’

  • mazikeen commented on the post, unwritten 6 years, 4 months ago

    The words appeared on the page, almost unbidden- These were words that had been stuck inside (hearts, throats, minds – words that longed to be released, to be able to be heard, or seen, or felt (because words /can/ be felt)… but for the most part remained unwritted. Unseen. Unheard. Not felt.).

  • mazikeen commented on the post, backlit 6 years, 4 months ago

    He leaned forward, and turned his head to the side, silently gazing at Maria. His profile was thrown into sharp relief, an effect of being backlit – his eyelashes cast long shadows across his cheekbone, his one grey eye that wasn’t hidden in the shadows seeming almost colourless, his scar-

    His hand flew to his cheek, as though it had just…[Read more]

  • mazikeen commented on the post, persons 7 years, 5 months ago

    Her eyelids fluttered shut, but they flew wide open in the next second as someone bumped into her from behind.

    ‘Sorry, miss,’ a voice apologised, and she looked down to see a little street urchin hugging a […]

  • mazikeen commented on the post, cap 7 years, 5 months ago

    It was a tough ordeal, and yet he forged on. He moved to the next box of items – filled to the brim with trinkets, an unused plane ticket to Spain, a silvery hook, a cap…

  • mazikeen commented on the post, pile 7 years, 6 months ago

    It was difficult, but he forged on, swiping at his throat (choked up with words and tears and anger) with the back of his hand. He looked back, back at the pile of things that had belonged to him, that he had once […]

  • mazikeen commented on the post, lending 7 years, 6 months ago

    She chokes, and he moves closer to her, supporting, lending a shoulder for her to lean on.

    ‘…did you hear that?’, she asks, still trembling, her hand fluttering by the side of her face like a skittish butterfly.

  • mazikeen commented on the post, sunglasses 7 years, 7 months ago

    She lifted her sunglasses, and used it to push her hair back from her face. Fanning herself, she proceeded to turn towards the direction in which she heard her name being called. She squinted, and then heard it […]

  • mazikeen commented on the post, earring 7 years, 7 months ago

    Her hand shot up to her left ear lobe, and sure enough, her earring was missing.

    “Damnation, now where did it go?” she muttered, as she fell to her knees, eyes scanning the floor for a glint of diamond.

  • mazikeen commented on the post, bitten 7 years, 7 months ago

    …he had been bitten.

    Ho looked up in shocked, and the first thing he saw – the first expression he saw, was one of utter glee on Alicia’s face.

    “Alicia?”, he whispered, confused.

  • mazikeen commented on the post, trunk 7 years, 8 months ago

    She slammed the trunk of the car, and made to move towards the driver’s door, but Max held her back.

    “Anna, please-”
    “No. I always said I’d leave, didn’t I? I never promised, never, that I’d stay. I said I’d […]