For a week, I didn't even want to say anything. Your last message was clear, your silence even clearer. And I had my resolve. If you can disappear without a word, then far be it from me to break the silence. I said my part, and anything more would be redundant and pathetic. But a … Continue reading Unsent Letter #4
I heard the car door slam, and immediately looked at the clock. It was 2.15 pm and he had to walk a little to get to the scrap yard, then walk around it to find a car that was the same make as his, see if it had the parts he needed, take them, pay … Continue reading The Clock
I packed my bags and left. Got on a plane with a one way ticket and began a new life. It has been over six years since I made the decision, the evening of my determination still vivid and clear in my mind. I had just received notification that I was accepted to university, when standing among … Continue reading Groundhog (holi)day at ‘home’
Did we kiss goodbye? Maybe. I can't remember...
- I wish she would just stop crying! - I heard my sister say to my mother. I don't know if I was supposed to hear it. Was it a recurrent conversation? Was it meant to be overheard? Was it just an insensitive expression of justified frustration? I don't know. I don't care. But I … Continue reading Eavesdropper