EASING RESTRICTIONS

Green for Go. The hustle and bustle. The crowded market. The anxiety. Tell yourself they've all been vaccinated. Tell yourself the numbers are small. Faces unmasked. Breathing. Germs. Raw meat. Sweating. Palpitations. Get out. An open street and space. Relax, everything is normal. The green signal flashes. Step out onto the road. The driver doesn't … Continue reading EASING RESTRICTIONS

MODERN WARFARE

This was war. Storm the capital. Tear down the barricades. Release the hounds of hell. This was his crucible. He would destroy them. Save the country and his people. He was armed and dangerous and ready. He waited for the signal. The signal to war. The message blipped up onscreen: DeathDestroyer23452 has signed in. 'Yo, … Continue reading MODERN WARFARE

ANNIVERSARY

15th of May every year, Frank and Bill met at the bench. They reminisced about old times. About meeting their sweethearts that day on the rollercoaster at Coney Island. About the lives they'd had together. The good times. The sad times. About growing old and being alone. 'Ready?' 'Of course!' Then they'd ride the rollercoaster … Continue reading ANNIVERSARY