Loudness deafens even the most difficult of emotions. You drown it. You hold it down underneath the waves of noise and you hold it whilst it struggles for air. Whilst it fights to be heard. You turn the music up louder. You hold it down harder. Then the emotion dies, it gives up. You turn… Continue reading Volume – (From the Archives)
You can’t look directly at it, it is too bright. Too solid. It is the pure essence of fact, devoid of emotion and gentle consideration. It does not care for feelings, for fear, for disgust. It just is. Lies are sweeter. They are easier because you can shroud yourself in shadow. Ignore the truth, hide… Continue reading Truth – (From the Archives)
Enough - What does it mean to just be? (Genre - General, Genre - Introspective, Rating: PG) To be is enough. To breathe is enough. To smile is enough. Enough sometimes feels like it is a level to achieve. Enough sometimes feels like a pause before the storm. Or before the success. Enough is to go… Continue reading Enough – (From the Archives)
How do you grow, not physically, but mentally? You have to make mistakes. Sometimes mistakes happen to you. Things that aren’t fair. Things that are wrong. But they happen all the same. You know this – it’s a fact of life. A fact of the universe. Things happen. Some aren’t so good. But it’s how… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Growth (100 Words)
Sometimes it’s not even the memory that catches you, but the lack of one. The moment you sit, in a moment, and breathe it in. And you realise how different now is to then, and what now means to you. It’s a mirror, that moment that you see sometimes. A mirror that looks at your… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Sometimes (A Teacup Story)
What is behind you can be forgotten. Technically. I mean, technically, it is no longer here and now. It is then and was and it’s not going to hurt you here. In the present. But you can’t shake the feeling that sits in your stomach, or in your fists or in your crossed legs. That… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Past (Stories on a Theme “Mystery”)
The strength you find in a setback is the strength you draw on when things are going well. After all, it’s only when your plan falls apart do you know how well you can cope. And you can only find that out by doing it. I know setbacks are hard, but let me tell you… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Setback (100 Words)
You think you can control life. It’s one of the best illusions of the universe, that you control it, the vast gaping chaos of the universe. Your own ego against the whole mystery of reality. You can’t. The sooner you realise this, you know, the less you will stress about the small things. The small… Continue reading Flash Fiction – Illusion (Stories on a Theme “Control”)
Casey wrote about how hard journeys were, and how determined she was to climb her mountains.
I try to stay in contact. I try to meetup. But I’m the one trying. Sending messages. Arranging things. And when I don’t. No one speaks to me. So why do I bother? (because something is better than nothing). Enjoy this? Check out my other 100 word stories below!