Eye Contact

He’d been watching her all night, and he thought she’d been watching him too. Their eyes met and it was electric. He felt the pull immediately, and couldn’t tear his gaze away. His friends’ laughter faded away and there was only her. She broke eye contact as she turned to answer someone’s question and he…

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Five: Madness.

I can’t get those memories out of my mind And some kind of madness has started to evolve I tried so hard to let you go But some kind of madness is swallowing me whole. – Muse, Madness She can’t breathe. Her heart is racing, her mind racing even faster. Jittery and full of angst,…

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Four: Enough

When I am silent, I have thunder hidden inside. – Rumi. He had left the door open behind him, he knew she wouldn’t be far away. She left it open too, she made sure she was quiet. She didn’t want him knowing she was here already. She had hidden herself in the old rotting orchard,…

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Two: Resolve.

Just a note – these stories may be a little too dark for some people, so if my last one was too much, it might be best to skip these. Having said that, I don’t think this one is particularly graphic. … She half smiled, remembering the delicious anticipation just a handful of months ago,…

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One: Darkest Fire.

She was a little afraid to pass by his table again. And if she was being honest with herself, it wasn’t just fear. There was a heat to him. The way his eyes locked on hers before travelling down her body and back up again. That heat rolled over her and collected in places that…

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Early Flight

She was sure she’d forgotten something but she was tired and she just wanted to get moving. She grabbed her keys from the bowl by the door, and with her thumb poised over the light switch, she cast her eye around her apartment, not really seeing it, her mind elsewhere. She dragged her suitcase over…

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A Little Update

So it turns out that I don’t have a frozen shoulder. I’ve been using that phrase not really knowing what it is I guess. Apparently I have two separate issues – firstly a strain in my bicep area from 12 years of travelling for work. If you carry a heavy handbag, backpack, messenger bag, whatever,…

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Triggers

Silently, she began to weep. Feeling profoundly sorry for herself, she rolled over and hugged the pillow tighter against her chest and let the tears fall. She felt pain, she felt sadness, but most of all she felt disappointment. She had given so much of herself over and felt cheated. And ruined. How had it come…

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Leave the World Behind

“Shall we?”, she asked excitedly, looking over at him. Usually, she preferred to be in control of the car herself, but with him, she loved not driving. It made her feel safe and protected, deliciously female. Her hand rested on his leg, her body turned slightly towards him.  He looked over at her, smiling, and…

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