the missing

Short Stories

Sun rays, light tones, blurring tail lights in the fast lane, a worn-out hat, a glass of lemonade – half-empty, golden hour, scent of ocean, a laugh trailing away.   She sits on a wooden bench underneath the window sill, looking out into her backyard. She has lived a long life. She’s come to the […]

May 27, 2018

the place


do you know the place where thistles grow, and lilies, too?   do you know the place where aching is inevitable, and so is its reward; newfound hope?   do you know the place where love is boundless, and so is death?   do you know the place where darkness reigns, and so does light? […]

May 20, 2018

the moons of jupiter

Short Stories

The concept of a moon had always seemed strange to him. That there should be a heavenly body up there somewhere, always crouching in the obscure, hidden in plain sight by the shadow of the world and all the while shining brightly for everyone else. How was it to be explained? Matter of the universe […]

May 13, 2018

a bird in her chest

Short Stories

Strong was never a word she thought of when people asked her to describe herself. Or rather; she did think of it for a fleeting second but dismissed it decidedly as fanciful thinking. She wasn’t a woman of wrong modesty, she knew her worth and her good traits. She knew that she knew how to […]

May 6, 2018