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

Still A Prisoner

Brooke watched intently, as a row of ants climbed their way across the long, stone step. Each one was carrying something. Dirt, or perhaps it was food? It was too small for her to tell, but whatever it was, it was much bigger than these small, humble insects and she admired their strength and determination to … More Still A Prisoner

Entirely. Solely. His.

Brooke was sitting on the step besides the cafe door, her head lowered and eyes to her knees. Her short dark blonde hair fell against her cheeks in gentle, but untamed curls that lifted slightly with each soft breeze. Her face was hidden in shadows, but as Nigel got closer, he could see the familiar freckles across her nose, … More Entirely. Solely. His.

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