If I could

If I could, I’d spread my arms and change them into wings Embrace blue skies with fearless flight as feathers grew And gaze upon the world that was once so small and all I knew If I could, I’d swing through mazes of twisted branches Sliding down the snaking trucks of tall trees Hopping to the … More If I could

Out Loud Part 2

I opened my eyes and looked up to the dark grey clouds. They sparked, electric flashing through their shifting, smoky cells. The hedges of the maze were rotting, only a few crumbling brown leaves remained amongst the twisted thistles, and as I entered its dark chasm, the branches slithered together like brown snakes and into … More Out Loud Part 2

Indigo Sky

So many are afraid of the creatures that lurk in the shadows. The ones that only come out at night. But when day breaks and the soft blades of sunlight shine across the world, such fears seem to melt away, as if by the heat of the sun itself. These people long to see the … More Indigo Sky

The Soul Tree

He could feel the last piece being pulled from his skin and in its place was now only darkness. It was like a drop of ink spilling onto an empty page, flowing outwards until it had covered every inch of him. The soul tree stood at the farthest point of the churchyard, hidden behind a … More The Soul Tree

Shedding Layers

Madga admired the bottles that stood, shimmering, on the centre display table. She kept a keen eye out, as she walked slowly across the well-polished tiles, the tapping of her tall heels echoing in the open plan shop. She was looking for one in particular. The green lid of the minus 30 formula. She made her way towards the … More Shedding Layers