Stories tagged “DYING”

  • A Many-colored Sheet

    A sullen sun, tired and heavy, settled on the Locata mountain ridge. It lay there like a man dying, bleeding pastel oranges and pinks out across the cloud streaked sky and down the purple shadows below.

    These last moments before night were the most beaut…

    Posted 4 years ago
  • Deathbed

    My cell hadn't rang in days. I no longer cared where it was.

    I lay looking at a wall four inches from my face trying not to think. The thin covers kept me warm enough and as I stared at the wall, committing my entire being into a single-hued landscape of…

    Posted 5 years ago
  • Night Sky

    The sky is amazing. So many stars. A view you will never see living your whole life in a city. I must be a hundred kilometres or more from the nearest town of any size. The night of the new moon, too, means a view that too few people in this world ever ge…

    Posted 7 years ago