A Midsummer Nightmare

Here is my entry for the Midsummer Night’s Dream writing competition. Just a bit of fun, 400 words exactly! I had a great time writing this, although trimming it from 600 to 400 words was a soul-destroying experience. After the contest is over, I might include the longer version here. I’d like to do more with […]

Lost

LOST Loose, flailing. The breadcrumbs snatched away, So I fumble blindly in the darkness. I see hands, many hands, But none reach out to help. Instead they dig, Churning up mud, searching for treasures As I drift past. All of us are alone, But only one of us is truly lost.

Let Us Play

Shivering, I enter the light. A surge of warmth washes me clean in an instant, wringing out my demons. They fall as shadows behind me, stretching outwards, growing thinner and thinner until they are almost gone…almost. Almost is enough. I can tear my thoughts free of dark things for a moment, to concentrate on you. […]