A poem: Never no more
It was just one slap. Didn’t even hurt that much. Shuddered your walls though. It was just the one slap As if to correct an unruly child. (taking candy without asking!) One of those e-d-u-c-a-t-i-o-n-a-l ones. with the certainty of more. (If you persist, that is.) But you are no kid no more. And you don’t take no shite. Not…
A state of mind 1: show time
Zombie stories have been crawling out of the woodwork with impunity this last decade or so(yeah, I know cheap line). The appearance of the Walking Dead series shows that the zombie apocalypse has even intruded into the mainstream mindset. I do not know what makes zombies so popular nowadays and your guess is a good as…
Signs of Life: affluence
“I used to get off the train here.” She nodded her head towards the platform. She was sitting on one of the folding chairs that were fixed to the side of the train wagon. She had asked to sit down, because she said she was wobbly in the morning. I could imagine she was as…
A life in addictions: tobacco
Smoking is one addiction I certainly can’t blame my parents for. My family did and does not smoke and I can’t recall anyone ever smoking in the wider circle of our family, except for my granddad on my father’s side that is.. I remember a picture of him sitting in a easy chair holding a…
A life in addictions: caffeine
One of the saddest things I see in the morning when I travel to my work are teenagers slurping cans of soda. Their day has just started and already they are drinking unhealthy stuff. A large percentages of those cans are energy drinks: Red Bull and the like.. I always associated Red Bull with lots…
I saw with my own two eyes..
Flash Fiction: Family Tradition
When they walked back from their parents grave, Jane confronted her older brother James about the yearly family dinner. “Now mother has passed away, can we stop eating boiled liver?” “You want to dishonor the memories of our parents?” James replied. “Mother ate it because father ate it..” “Mother always respected father.” “But father ate…
You must be logged in to post a comment.