Casey considered what the difference was between isolation and loneliness. … More Flash Fiction – Isolation (From the Archives)
To understand today you have to understand yesterday. And not just your yesterday either. You have to understand other people’s yesterday. How it’s different from your own. You learn about yesterday, you understand what happens now. You see the patterns in the fabric of time. You can stop history repeating itself.
The old buildings crumble with time, leaving nothing but dust. It’s a reminder that things change. Buildings falls. Legacies are erased. Your name will not be known in the future. And that’s okay.
To think that language is just a form of communication is to not understand what communication is about. It’s the sharing of ideas, of stories and thoughts. It’s a history unto itself, a place where you can learn about the world that came before from the people who experienced it. Or people like you who … More Teacup Story – Language
There comes a point where you say ‘no more’. I’m not doing this anymore. I’m not taking this treatment anymore. I deserve better. I want better. You’re tired of this shit. You’re ready for something new. So you wait, and you plan. You take a step forward. You move on. [Stories on a Theme – … More No More – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)
It’s a curse that you cannot truly understand unless you have been through it yourself. You lie, staring at the ceiling. Then you look at the clock again. Maybe this time a few minutes. Sometimes an hour Counting down until you have to wake up. Sleep, you think to yourself, hoping that sheer force will … More Insomnia – “Stories on a Theme” (Tired)
[100 Words – a story in 100 words or less based off the word in the title] It’s a sense of realising the world is smaller than you realised. Otherness does not apply. It cannot, when it is in front of you. It’s real, you realise. It’s not just a story. It’s reality. And you … More 100 Words – Humbled
[100 Words – a short story based on one word in 100 words or less] It’s not fair, and you know it. You want it. You want what they have. You feel your mind growling at how unjust it is that they have that and you don’t. You can’t have it. It’s not yours. But … More 100 Words – Jealousy
[Stories on a Theme – a weekly theme that I use as a spring board for short stories over the weekend. Catch up with the posts on my IG] Elise lent her head against the glass window. The steady pitter patter of the raindrops on the glass lulled her anxiety to calm, just for a … More Pitter Patter– “Stories on a Theme” (Rainfall)
A short based on this weeks “Prompts on a Theme” – Future. What if it goes wrong? What happens if they hate me? What if they don’t reply? Are they okay? Are they injured? Maybe dead? I should check again. And again. And again. Just to make sure. But what if I’m annoying. What if … More What If? – “Prompts on a Theme” (Future)