drowning

Nightmare is singing again, a lullaby, familiar and comforting. In the perpetual darkness, a faint ray of hope shimmers and fades, sinking deep down where nothing could reach, not even tears. As soon as I surface, they talk. Those sober creatures. They say to be positive and be happy. Happy? Happy!? Oh, don’t you see…

a match

For The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge, A Good Match

layover

They say that I had a hard life, but I wouldn’t know what an “easy” life is. They say that I will be safe and have a better life, and everything will be okay. As I board, three men stand in front of me, grab me, and take me outside. They say that there has…

confused?

“How do you say … in Japanese?” As in what? Where would you use it? To whom are you talking? What time of the year would you be using it? It might sound extreme but is not far from the truth. Once I made a collage with a word, “play.” Translating words from one language…

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

Soft, delicate hands. Manicured long fingernails. Who says girls aren’t strong? For Three Line Tales, Week 55

a juggler

He might be two inches tall, however… For Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Perspective

odds against…

For The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge; Against the Odds

in a flash

It started when he asked my friend and me out for dinner. His friend came along. Double date, I guess. Then, he asked me out. Only me. He was leaving town, and we got married. We went on our honeymoon six months later. We had no major catastrophe brought upon us and just enough money…

throne

As far as the eye can see, all mine! The dry lake we’re standing? Mine! See that twig over there? Mine! See that dead bush up there? Mine! I possess wealth and power. I am the king, shogun, numero uno. I can do anything I want. Some criticize. But, who cares? Just look what I’ve…

a vase and a ball

For Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Glass and The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: Shadow

tail tale

A tiny ant is too tiny to be crushed by a giant elephant. A fearless rhino is shot and put down by a coward man for meager fare to feed his family. Strive for a better life or stay alive? We tend to focus on the agenda that affects us and rarely notice the story…