• sitara commented on the post, nonsense 5 years, 1 month ago

    You’re not good enough. Smart enough. Strong enough. Clever enough. After years of whispering in her ears, fear had finally taken over. And all that whispered nonsense became her.

  • sitara commented on the post, strive 5 years, 3 months ago

    You must strive for perfection. That was always his father’s motto. So why then was he, his father’s finest creation, so imperfect?

  • sitara commented on the post, harm 5 years, 3 months ago

    Come here, darling. No one’s going to harm you. I won’t let them. You know I won’t. You’re all mine.

  • sitara commented on the post, trooper 5 years, 3 months ago

    “He’s such a trooper”, they exclaimed. Sure, he thought to himself, if you knew what it’s like to be stuck with the bunch of you, you’ll all be dragging your dead limbs closer to the door too.

  • sitara commented on the post, wheelchair 5 years, 3 months ago

    They zoomed by, left to right to left and on and on. She watched as her children made her prison the most fun thing around.

  • sitara commented on the post, rewrite 5 years, 6 months ago

    I love you, he wrote on the sand.
    A wave washed it away.
    He rewrote it.
    And she sighed happily.

  • sitara commented on the post, pines 5 years, 6 months ago

    They stood there, proud and tall, in the face of sure destruction. Like pines against a storm.

  • sitara commented on the post, aboard 5 years, 6 months ago

    No one yelled out ‘all aboard’.
    There was no warning.
    Now, everyone was responsible.

  • sitara commented on the post, timid 5 years, 7 months ago

    Everyone walked past her, never noticing the clenched fists and set jaw. To them, she would always be that timid girl in the corner who never spoke too much.

  • sitara commented on the post, savage 5 years, 8 months ago

    One strip after the other. He peeled away all her defences, slowly, carefully. And she never knew until it was too late.

  • sitara commented on the post, solidarity 5 years, 8 months ago

    There they were. Standing shoulder to shoulder. Like they always have. Because that’s who they are. And that’s who they were meant to be.

  • sitara commented on the post, infinity 5 years, 8 months ago

    I want to go where no one’s been before. I want to stay there, with you. But if you’re there i won’t be alone. And i want to go where no one’s been.

  • sitara commented on the post, delve 5 years, 8 months ago

    Let’s delve into your past. What do you feel when you think about your childhood?

    I am still in my childhood, man. What are you talking about?

  • sitara commented on the post, peppers 5 years, 8 months ago

    Crunchy, spicy and oh so colourful. That’s how she liked them done. Just like what humans call peppers.

  • sitara commented on the post, captivate 5 years, 8 months ago

    Don’t think. Just stare. I’m out of words. I am not captivated. Just blank.

  • sitara commented on the post, vapor 5 years, 8 months ago

    She stared at the wall. No it wasn’t the wall, exactly. It was a spot just in front of the wall. Where the love of her life had stood just a few seconds ago, before he said goodbye and disappeared into vapour.

  • sitara commented on the post, bloomed 5 years, 9 months ago

    There was silence as everyone stared at the sky. They watched it fall. And from the ground it arose, like a huge orange flower had just bloomed.

  • sitara commented on the post, dot 5 years, 9 months ago

    What’s down there Daddy?
    People, child.
    What’s people? They just look like dots.
    Well, they are.

  • sitara commented on the post, stapled 5 years, 9 months ago

    They were always together. At home, at work, in the car, at the store, in their heads. Enough is enough. Someone had to pry them apart.

  • sitara commented on the post, irreverent 5 years, 9 months ago

    There she was. Staring at the huge feet before her. Bend lower and kiss it, like everyone else? Does god really care? Is he standing there watching? So she left.