IN THE APARTMENT 'When did you last see your baby?' 'I went into the kitchen to collect her food. When I came back, she and the chair were gone.' 'You think someone stole the chair and kidnapped your child?' 'I don't know!' 'Alright, Ma'am, keep calm.' ON THE STREET 'Dispatch, this is Officer 423. We've … Continue reading EVOLUTION
It doesn't seem that long ago. The place hasn't changed, but you have. We used to come here as a family and you ran around the cobbled street and dashed in and out of the old shops and took a trip on the old trams and we had lunch in the cafe and watched the … Continue reading WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?
The people burn. Bright flames of white heat in the darkness. They are everywhere, surrounding him, closing in. He shrinks back, covering his face with his hands, cowering in the depths of his own black mind. Make them stop. Make them stop. Faces crowd him. Searing orbs. Skulls with eyes of deep black emptiness. They … Continue reading BURN OUT
I follow her into the house. I grip the axe tightly with both hands. The door bangs behind me and the cold night air evaporates. It is claustrophobic and dusty and dark. With each step, old floorboards creak. I hear the laughter of a small child. It sounds like my Jasmine, dead these last ten … Continue reading DELIRIOUS
Palm trees and bright lights and smiling people. The glamour. The glitz. The full Hollywood razzmatazz. Over-turned cars and burning fires and desperate people. The injustice. The violence. The full social unrest. Cameras clicking and flashbulbs sparking and the crowd cheers. The gowns. The radiant idols. The elite on show. Cameras clicking and flashbulbs sparking … Continue reading A TALE OF TWO WORLDS