die schaukel

Short Stories

Manchmal stellte sie sich vor, der Strick an dem die Schaukel befestig war, würde reissen. Genau in der Sekunde, bevor die Schwerkraft sie wieder nach unten zöge, würde die letzte Faser mit einem leisen Seufzer endlich nachgeben und sie, Lilith, würde mitsamt Schaukel in den wolkenzerfetzten Sonnenuntergang hinausstürzen. Der Gedanke machte ihr nie Angst, sondern […]

September 30, 2018

the bend

Short Stories

A light laugh pearled from her mouth. This is the only way I can describe it, I swear to you if I could say it differently, I would. I hate figures of speech just as much as you do, probably even more. But this woman was different, her poise and elegance not to be matched […]

September 23, 2018

the kingdom of light

Short Stories

a long journey home The sea is lying perfectly still, enclosed as it is by these high mountains which have surrounded it since eternity and more. Dusk has fallen over the city which lies at the peak of the sea enclave, perched right in the valley between two high mountain ranges sloping their way against […]

September 16, 2018



I’m moving out this week. Only for a little while, one semester, so it kind of slipped my notice. But the fact remains; I’ll be moving out soon. I’ll call a different place my home. Letters that are addressed to me will now carry an English street name, one that I’m not used to yet. […]

September 9, 2018

the star

Short Stories

The big marble hallway felt empty as a church when the clock strikes three in the morning, although it was only early afternoon. Heavy sunlight filtered in through the windows, illuminating the countless oil portraits suspended from the wall, each one more intricate, more colourful than the last. Giant rivers of red velvet curtains were […]

September 2, 2018