Stories tagged “FEELINGS”

  • Gifts Ungiven

    It had been fourteen days. The painting was gone and with it my heart. Authored by an amateur it had meant more to me than any museum in the world. Each day that passed felt like a relentless excavation into my chest, letting in the outside ice and snow t…

    Posted 2 years ago
  • Moon

    Not quite white

    or gray

    or blue

    .

    The moon is a muse

    Mainstay

    Voodoo

    .

    A means to an end

    risque

    preview

    .

    Beating hearts, abuse

    love sway

    untrue

    .

    The moon, impassive

    midway

    withdrew

    .

    Left lovers lost

    cold day

    tears few

    .

    Returned to mock

    hearsay

    statue

    Posted 4 years ago
  • Smothered

    Anthony fingered the thick woolen blanket that nearly suffocated him with stuffy heat. The fabric was rough, well-worn from use by his grandmother who had passed it down to his mother. Now it was his.

    It was foolish to be wrapped in wool during the hotte…

    Posted 5 years ago