• She scans the classroom once, twice, three times before walking in. She’s never been with white people like this. In school. Next to each other.

  • Angélique commented on the post, mercy 4 years, 6 months ago

    She squinted at his crumpled body in the rain. Even though his face was shoved against the dirt, she could still make out some of his garbled words: “Please….stop this…please…”

  • She lived off of fabrication. It was like weaving a tapestry of lies in order to survive. And she loved it. She loved the energy of coming up with something new to say. She loved the tension of hoping no one would figure her out.

  • Angélique commented on the post, plague 6 years, 3 months ago

    The plague spreads faster than she can think its name. It slips into their veins, rushes through their blood, pours out of them like walking death. She knows it is her fault. She knows that she brought it to these people. But yet, she will not stop it.

  • Angélique commented on the post, wheat 6 years, 3 months ago

    He stacks the wheat stalks in his basket forcefully as her words play in his head over and over again. “I just don’t think I’m ready. I just don’t think it’s time.”

    Will she ever be ready, he wonders. It’s been 8 years and she still always has an excuse.

  • Angélique commented on the post, necessity 7 years, 1 month ago

    He trembled with each step, following the path of blood cautiously. Was this really necessary? Was there really no other way to do this?

    He covered his mouth as he finally came to her body, still dripping with […]

  • Angélique commented on the post, account 7 years, 10 months ago

    “How much is there in the account?”
    She glanced down. No emotion. Then looked away from him.
    “You know the answer, don’t you?”
    He looked down.
    “…Yes.”

  • Angélique commented on the post, eyeliner 8 years, 2 months ago

    The obsidian eyeliner slid across her cheek at the impact. A scream strangled her throat so that she sat with mouth agape as the car flip-flopped down the hill.

  • Angélique commented on the post, luxurious 8 years, 3 months ago

    Lying across the luxurious satin, she seemed natural. As if the room were not foreign to her–as if it had been hers all along.

  • Angélique commented on the post, bee 8 years, 4 months ago

    The harsh humming stung against my eardrums. Adding pressure along with the weight of a heated summer day.

  • Angélique commented on the post, swept 8 years, 4 months ago

    The chilled autumn water swept across my feet, loosening my sandals and rushing them into the sea. I watched apathetically until I realized that those sandals represented me and the water represented my life, sweeping me away into some cold unknown I could not stop.

  • Angélique commented on the post, tangle 8 years, 5 months ago

    The sheets contorted and tangled around her limbs as she fought the terrors only she could see. When he shook her, she screamed for nearly a minute–horror-stricken and confused.

  • Angélique commented on the post, alter 8 years, 6 months ago

    The flame danced across my window, wordless chastisement of my actions. But I cannot alter. This stance is all that’s left to protect me.

  • Angélique commented on the post, revolt 9 years, 1 month ago

    The wind thrashed against her wind and the night silence reverberated in her eardrums as she watched the castle from atop a hill. In a matter of moments, everything they treasured would be ripped from them just as it had been her.

  • Angélique commented on the post, rocket 9 years, 1 month ago

    Rocket launchers littered the summer sky as Daphne and Lori huddled together. In a months time, they would be separated by college.

  • Angélique commented on the post, sandwich 9 years, 2 months ago

    MMM good. Ham, swiss cheese. Melt it for me, please! Gooey, sticking to nice warm bread. Love. Ecstasy. Simplistic beauty.

  • Angélique commented on the post, balloon 9 years, 2 months ago

    Floating high through the clear blue tapestry overhead. Representing freedom. Red, shiny, beautiful. I crave for you. I crave to be you. I am jealous. I loathe you.

  • Angélique commented on the post, dress 9 years, 2 months ago

    She slipped it on gingerly. Letting every inch of satin caress her skin, embrace her being. Her heart fluttered as the wind swept the edges around her knees.

  • Angélique commented on the post, reflex 9 years, 2 months ago

    “Ow!” He yelled as her clammy hands collided with his face.
    “I’m sorry, it was reflex!” she exclaimed unconvincingly.
    “Whatever,” he shrugged walking away.