• lysander commented on the post, moth 2 years, 5 months ago

    like a moth to a flame. he watches the insect flutter precariously between life and death, along the rim of a lantern not far away from him. each time it beats its wings against the heated surface he can almost hear its wings singe with each touch.

  • lysander commented on the post, steps 2 years, 10 months ago

    every step he took was another reminder of the life he lived. a lifetime of regrets etched by the soles of his shoes. not even the sands of time could erased these.

  • lysander commented on the post, still 5 years, 4 months ago

    the passage of time stills ones again. in the silence, nothing. no breath, no heartbeat, not a single syllable spoken. he reaches towards her, fingers brushing against her cheek, but he stills. pulls back. and shakes his head before leaving, door swinging closed quietly.

  • lysander commented on the post, wondering 5 years, 4 months ago

    oh, no she never cared to wonder about love. wonder in itself was plenty love for her, for what could replace the gentle wind at her back, up in the sky on a mountain, overlooking the vast sea? no, love wasn’t necessary. only wonder. that was all she needed.

  • lysander commented on the post, wondering 5 years, 4 months ago

    he wondered what it was like to be in love. he never knew the dizzying nervousness in the pit of his stomach, or the flutter of lashes against a cheek— not even the frantic beatbeatbeating of a heart. but this would change, wouldn’t it?