Clarity departs Slipping through the fingers of great hands. They stand, blind, Blanketed by clouds and chained by the Earth As they fall, screaming, from the shoulders of the mighty Never to return.
Author: Carter A. Jackson
3.67 minutes... The man in the grey jacket started to run. He couldn’t believe what was happening, and whatever was making him late was making him very angry. It was impossible for him to contain his anger and anxiety. If he weren’t 18.3 seconds behind schedule, he’d have taken the time to make that creature … Continue reading Bad Timing
Five Little Riddles
Feel free to leave your answers in the comments. 1 Think it, I know it Hide it, I reveal it Set a standard, I’m below it Claim your thought, I will steal it 2 On it prowls, leaving scars in its wake The implacable leviathan, old as the earth Claims all that the sun can’t … Continue reading Five Little Riddles
Simple Pleasures: Singing in the Shower
Oh, how the hot streams of water flow down my skin, Warming my exposed form. Oh, how the steam warms the air everywhere in here Along with sweet white noise. Alone in the white of this porcelain fortress, I’m free and unafraid. I ask myself Will I sing? I will. In here, there is no … Continue reading Simple Pleasures: Singing in the Shower
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The girl ran with the sun in her pocket. She was almost there, and she couldn’t afford to give up now. There was too much at stake. She could feel it digging into her leg. She could feel it scorching her calf into practically nothing. She could hear the Serpent on her tail, breathing down … Continue reading Dawn?
Simple Pleasures: Ode to my Bed
Oh chrysalis of cloth, surround me! Wrap me in your soft embrace, And warm my body! Let me be snug, and safe, away from the world. Oh chrysalis of cloth, support me! Let my weary body rest, And recline on springs. Let me be free from burdens and heavy eyes. Oh chrysalis of cloth, absorb … Continue reading Simple Pleasures: Ode to my Bed
I Went Outside Today
The street was bathed in twilight, with popping pinks and vibrant reds dancing across the sky and coming to rest on the sleepy sidewalks and the glistening buildings. The skyscrapers cast long shadows across the world, so dark that one who stayed inside them might believe themselves to be dreamlessly asleep. The street lamps were … Continue reading I Went Outside Today
Ice Cream on the Cliff
I love to eat ice cream. Most people associate it with a hot, sunny summer’s day. I, however, enjoy mine on a cool summer’s night. I remember when I was young, I would occasionally go out for ice cream at night with my father. We would drive up from the lonely ice cream shop in … Continue reading Ice Cream on the Cliff