Insomnia & Alcohol

Monday: Alcohol One thing I didn’t expect was the memories that this particular drink evoked. I haven’t had it in years but was reminded of it recently. And maybe that’s why I picked it up at the store tonight. Drinking in the scent and taste transported me back a few years to a couple of…

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It wasn’t a place.

Her eyes opened and she took a few moments to savour the delicious heaviness in her limbs. She was spent, but in such a good way. She felt the comforting warmth and weight of his arm that he had curled around her and tucked in against her chest. She grazed her lips across his knuckles…

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Elusive.

Lying awake, her mind races. So much going on in her head. Why can’t she just switch it off? It’s so frustrating. She’s exhausted, has not had a decent night’s sleep in days. Can barely keep her eyes open, but as soon as she lays down, everything changes. She’s been in bed for over two…

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Waiting.

He waits. His body is still, but inside, he is rampaging. Ravenous. His eyes move constantly, watching for her, and his only other movement, almost imperceptible, is a slight pulsing of his knee as it quickly moves ever so slightly up and down. It’s all his mind can allow. She can’t know what is hiding…

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Where You Want to Be.

Am I where I wanted to be? Did I get here easily? Did I make a sacrifice? Did I take a sharp left… when I should have turned right? ⁃ Darren Hayes, Where You Want To Be. We all have our sliding doors moments, I’m sure. What if? What if things were different? What would…

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So Much Chocolate.

Somehow, my desk at work has become the repository for chocolate. I was given a special block as a little gift for some work that I did, and my team ate the whole thing one day while I was in a meeting. They felt so guilty about it that they bring me a new (not…

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