Obscurity

After she fell asleep, I stared at the knife for what seemed like a really long time, though I'm sure it was just a few minutes. It called out to me in a low, cool whisper and I pretended to ignore it. I got up to wash the dishes, I took a shower, I watched … Continue reading Obscurity

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Noise

Do you know what your own voice sounds like? It dawned on me today that I haven't heard my own voice in a very long time. Maybe I've never heard it at all. If I did, did I recognize it? The only time the world makes sense to me is when I'm listening to music. … Continue reading Noise

Cigarette

I lit a cigarette and let it burn. I watched as it slowly fell apart.. Ripped at the seams and broke away. Kind of like I do. Kind of like we did. The ashes flew into the wind, Going willingly, and I watched it timidly. I envied it's presence, This dangerous thing so eager to … Continue reading Cigarette

9:30

With each step bringing him closer to the door that held his secrets between the hinges and on the other side of it, hesitance jumped out of the shadows and attacked him. Fear inserted itself into his body, and he turned back to his car to contemplate a swift return to the city in hopes … Continue reading 9:30

1:53

"My parents enrolled me into a school for special kids, but I don't like it. They all act like victims." "Well aren't they? They weren't asked to be born that way." Sighs deeply. "None of us ask for anything. No offense, but your ears are pretty big and you have terrible skin. I'm almost positive … Continue reading 1:53

Letters

There's something quite grand about your presence. You aren't, and have never been, a beacon of ebullience, nor do you pretend to be. You're actually quite somber. Your humor a tad dark, your lips withholding truths that might possibly set you free. Your heart is a pit of a glowing blaze, and your face is … Continue reading Letters