Tag: Short story
A frail old man sat on a bench, motionless……
The night sky was the colour of tar…..
A young girl stood at the edge of a lake, transfixed….
When I open my eyes, an instant uneasiness fills me. I turn to the world known coliseum only to look away again to spare my eyes from the blood and gory. A shiver runs down my spine as the sound of shrieks and bellows from the gladiator fans reverberate through my mind. The smell of exquisite wines and breads waft down from houses with … Read More Roman Times
In the middle of a field, stood a tree. It was full of life, yet dead. It was fruitful, yet bore no fruit. This may not make any sense to ones mind; how can something be alive and dead? And how can something have and not have fruit at the same time? Well, this is why. Half of the tree was glorious, speckled with … Read More
I shuffled awkwardly into a disco flooded with people ready to dance the night away. Everywhere I looked, groups of enthusiastic dancers were showing off their best moves on the shiny dance floor. Sighing, I scanned the room for a quiet corner of the room I could stand in alone, but then, I felt a light tapping on my shoulder. I spun around, and … Read More The Disco Dance