In the distance, a thin willowy figure emerged from the mist. Her head bowed and her hands working at a string of beads, her pace never wavered. As she walked, almost glided, her lips moved, her way to pray. She had known great hardship in her life, her only solace was found in prayer. She […]
The hare leapt and danced into the woods; this was her special place. The last of the snowdrops had disappeared and plants everywhere were stirring into life. Colour was returning to the world and she was happy. Looking upwards she saw her friend, the woodpecker, he was busy enjoying his fill of oak […]
Strange Happenings. The heat radiates from inside, a ball of fire formed by my own hand and will. I stare at it in awe. Distracted, I feel the change of atmosphere, and as I look towards the hall-way I’m sure I see a shadow, instinctively I throw the fire ball, the only weapon I have. […]
Dark Fiction #3 Quedra carefully added pencil strokes to her art, she was pleased with this picture. She sang a haunting song, tunelessly, as she drew, the words meaningless to anyone but her. She had worked hard at preparing this special work, it was a gift for a gentleman she had known for many years […]
The red Ferrari pulled up at the front door and the tinted window slowly opened to reveal nothing. The bell boy, Josh, from the hotel couldn’t believe his eyes, it seemed like there was no one in the car. He wasn’t stupid he knew self drive cars hadn’t come this far, these type of cars were for […]
This is part of a 3 word challenge that I like to do, it warms me up so I can get on with my writing of Book 3 (I will give it a title soon). Occasionally I do one that I like, those are the ones I will share with you. Would you like to […]
She was sitting in one on the pews forward of me, I could hear her talking away quietly, telling her problems to a God who I no longer believed in. She was a lady of around sixty, wrapped up in a gray woollen coat, it wasn’t warm in here, it never seemed warm in churches. […]
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