'There it is! The portal! We are saved!' 'It's not a portal, it's a gap in the clouds.' 'We haven't seen a gap in the clouds for three years. It must be a sign from above!' 'From who exactly?' 'Why, from our saviour of course. Don't you believe?!' 'After the plagues, the earthquakes, the drought, … Continue reading HEAVENS ABOVE!
The sun rose. The world went on. As if nothing had happened. As if everything was as it should have been. He found her in the nursery. Staring out the window. The sky was a fiery red. It tinged her tears. She gripped the unused blanket. This is a response to the #writephoto Prompt: Daybreak … Continue reading DAYBREAK
The mass rolled towards them from afar. She came from the snow-peaked mountains, tumbling over the hills, obscuring the clear blue sky. 'How long?' 'A day, at most.' 'We should go.' 'She will find us. There is no point in running.' The darkness would one day cover the whole world. The light would be blocked … Continue reading IT CAME FROM AFAR
Always gazing up at the stars, that was Charlie's problem, dreaming about particles, planets and the cosmos, absorbed in studying the gravitational pull of black holes and their theoretical evaporation. Larry stamped his feet, shivering in the cold air, watching Charlie adjust the camera pointing up at the clear night sky. 'Seriously, this is how you … Continue reading FORCES OF ATTRACTION
I shall never forget the sound that first time. We sat cramped together in the dark shelter at the end of the garden, with only a flickering gas lamp providing a dull orange glow. Rufus, only a pup, huddled on my lap, cowering and whining. Mother huddled next to me, protective arms wrapped around me. … Continue reading HAVEN