• Fiction.
  • Ice Ice Baby.

      Frozen. I’d never found courage enough to do it before. I sat with my back against the window for the first time. The subtle sound of stepping feet came first. Then the silhouette in my peripheral. Then followed the slow tingling whisper of breath on the back of my neck. As the sensation shot […]

  • Fiction.
  • Bloom.

      Bloom. This time he bought me roses. Their razor thorns grazed his face when I cracked them across his skull. They swung so smoothly through the air, whistling as they went. Twelve bunches of flowers in the last sixty-four days. But the roses were lavish. She must have been special. His guilt oozed from […]

  • Fiction.
  • I see you.

      Lunchtime. It was burning my mouth much more than usual. Its flame whispered through the gaps above my gums and swam along the back of my tongue until it hit the tip of my oesophagus and stained my tonsils with its clinical tang. I spat it out just as the tears threatened to spill […]