Jae

Jae

Joined Ficlatté in November 2014

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Just Another Escapist

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Trains of Thought

"You've got to stop yawning like that."

"I can't help it! I'm bored."

"Well, yawn any bigger and I'l…

Published 1 year ago.

A Lack of Perspicacity

When I write, the usual result is:

This happened.

If I'm lazy:

This happened loquaciously.

If …

Published 1 year ago.

Unexpected Guest

Thermu burst into the parlor without knocking, her voice raised in excitement.

"Esma! I found it! I …

Published 1 year ago.

Patience

When my eyes grew too heavy, I listened.

My contact with the stone made a tiny scraping sound whene…

Published 1 year ago.

The Second Lesson

At the broken rail, I stopped.

My head spun, it was difficult to focus. I could not stand. My tongu…

Published 1 year ago.

Awareness

By the third day, or at least after my third extended rest, I knew something was wrong.

I woke as u…

Published 1 year ago.

Perseverance

Without confidence, I judged that it was my second day on the stair, and I was running low on food a…

Published 1 year ago.

The First Lesson

After the Shadowed Valley, at the foothills of Mount Piru, I first saw the Ten Thousand Stares.

Tha…

Published 1 year ago.

Weary of You

How many times will I allow myself to be seduced? Only after continuously giving in to your temptati…

Published 1 year ago.

The Pebble Creek House

I knew no matter how I dressed I would find a way to regret it, so I chose comfort, since that was t…

Published 2 years ago.

Revelations

Lightning flashed like teeth biting into the stone walls. Athel's sandals slapped ungraciously as he…

Published 2 years ago.

Identity

The self of past was turbulent, confused

The self of present is less than enthused

The self of futur…

Published 2 years ago.

Isolation

Depressing the dull brass handle with a thumb, it gives a satisfying click and the heavy red door pu…

Published 3 years ago.

Endure

You come home and find me sitting here

And ask how my day is going

Acting as though I have open ears…

Published 3 years ago.

The Search

My snow is grey and never white

It glows and slowly drifts from sight

I watch it fall and breathe th…

Published 3 years ago.

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