A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

Was my heartbeat really that loud? I shushed at it. The current challenge was a rather complicated one. I had to reach the other end of the bed and retrieve from the side table that piece of electronic device which

Lone Tree

Lone Tree

In a cold bright room, she rested between screams. “We should abort. Sixteen is too young”, her “pro-life” parents had reasoned. The boy had been just that, a boy. There was no hand to squeeze as she gave the final

Nothing Lasts Forever

Nothing Lasts Forever

Both of them always wanted to be right. He said, “I will love you forever” She said, “Nothing lasts forever” He died the next day in an accident. She loved him till her last breath.

I Will Never Know

I Will Never Know

The sweet fragrance of a lone spider lily plant in full bloom carries me back to the night Liam had got on one knee. The heart had had only a split decision to offer. My sketch of a suitable boy

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