Stories tagged “BROKEN”
Red Eyes: Portrait of a City
So many of the businesses in Lickton were gated, barred, or just downright broken. The damage wasn't contained to businesses either. Boarded up windows and doors hid fearfully behind waist high fences burdened with condemned signs, neither of which kept a…Posted 4 years ago
When I woke, I found my body folded up around my stomach like a clam. That was where a hardening pearl of pain thundered, building pressure I couldn't ignore even while unconscious. My brain tried to get a sense of my surroundings at the same time as anot…Posted 5 years ago
"Where are you right now?"
"In my car. I'm driving home from work."
"Are you alone?"
"I'm talking to you. You're in my car, so I'm not alone. Where have you been? I haven't heard from you in days."
"Hmpf. Well, maybe that's because I'm ma…Posted 6 years ago
Is this Fractured Dance a Mirage (Poem)
Do we orbit or dance? An orbit
is a dance
of gravity, energy, mass.
Are you afraid of collisions?
honestly, I'm not sure what you could fear.
I'm afraid--afraid of missing.
Afraid that the twisting shadows,
strangely posing are deceptions
wit…Posted 6 years ago