'You take it for granted, our time together.' He laughed at her. 'Why shouldn't I? Nothing is ever going to stop us spending time together.' The sun set as they walked along the beach. It was a beautiful, romantic evening. 'What if your wife found out?' 'Would that stop us? Maybe it would be for … Continue reading TOGETHER
One last wistful look at the mist on the hillside before I go. A deep breath in, filling my lungs with the fresh air. It is quiet, only the birdsong breaks the silence. No one else is around this early in the morning. Others will come later for their turn. For me, that's it for … Continue reading ONE LAST WISTFUL LOOK
Two lines cut through a wheat field, disappearing towards the ancient standing stones at the crest of a hill. 1st Man: Never seen anything like it. What could've made them? 2nd Man: It's a mobile. 1st Man: What the hell's a mobile? 2nd Man: An automobile. Not been around for a long time, since the … Continue reading UNEASY LIES THE HEAD
'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 insults poured from their mouths like dark water cascading in a torrent, tumbling on top of him and those he loved. The more they beat him down, the more determined he was to stand up. In the end, like the rocks worn down by years of abuse from a waterfall, he could take the … Continue reading TORRENT OF ABUSE