Irrationality

One word, one whisper A feeling sparked A burning hiss Bitter anger, breaking fear Harsh intruder takes over   Ripples spread, waves rise Flooding fast As an incoming tide Painful regret, ghostly echo Lonely call of your demise   Heart trapped, foreign angst Gentle but firm As seduction’s trance Uncanny delight, enchanting pain Rational mindContinue reading “Irrationality”

Stranger

Stranger, you taught me That some people care No condition Or strings attached   You gave me hope Newly discovered I could be myself Without fear   Stranger, you showed me Some people do dare To look gently Beneath the mask   You gave me faith Absent awhile That from this facade I could peer  Continue reading “Stranger”

Capturing Perfection, Chapter 3

The third instalment of the short story. * * * I wake up, aching all over. I am naked in bed, the covers pulled up around my thinning body.   I see that he is at the window, and when he realises I am conscious, he strides over and strikes me again on my face.Continue reading “Capturing Perfection, Chapter 3”

Capturing Perfection, Chapter 2

The second instalment of the short story. * * * His touch upon me was vile. His fat fingers, his greasy smile, his tiny eyes that had this triumphant gleam in them. As if he’d conquered me. He thought he’d conquered me.   Repulsive.   But that was not the worst part, not at all.Continue reading “Capturing Perfection, Chapter 2”

Insomniac

She walks, barefoot, Across the shattered glass of her broken dream. Soles, tender like those of a child, Cut open, bleeding upon those splintered shards. Waking pain, a tender agony, at least they Bring something to this timeless abyss.   She groans, rolls over, In the infinite spirals of her mind she turns. Staring, eyesContinue reading “Insomniac”