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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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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Three: Conflicted.

If this should end in fire, then we should all burn together. Ed Sheeran, I See Fire  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. … He stared into the fire. The embers…

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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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Story in the Woods

She trudged along behind him, sulking while he whistled his way through the woods. She didn’t want to be here, she hated the outdoors. Let’s spend the day together, he’d said. Of course she’d assumed they would have a long leisurely brunch at her favorite cafe, take a walk through the shopping district so she…

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Voices.

She could hear the voices but couldn’t tell where they were coming from. She tried to listen but the pounding of the blood in her head and the slapping of her bare feet in the puddles on the floor where overwhelming her senses. She debated with herself for a few seconds before deciding to stop…

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Scene.

Mike crumpled, dropping the phone to the ground. His heart was breaking and his mind was racing all at once. He studied the bedroom – window open, big muddy footprints on the pale carpet intermingled with the blood spatter there and on the bedpost. So much blood. He just knew in his heart that his…

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My Untitled Story.

As most of you know, I’m in the process of selling my home and moving from Brisbane to Melbourne – you can read about that here. Things are progressing quite quickly now and I will write about that all very soon. I’ve been away from blogging while sorting out my place and continuing my full…

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Hotel.

She stood in line in the hotel lobby, waiting to check in. It had been a long day, having left home at 5am and then working all day. Finally, she could see that it would soon be time for her to relax. Taking her room key, she made her way to the elevators, noticing the…

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Creepy

This week, The Daily Post challenges us to find something Creepy. Now I don’t usually find clowns particularly creepy, although it totally depends on the clown 😉 I felt a little chill when I noticed that this particular clown at the Royal Show (Ekka) was looking right at me!! Possessed?!!! Yikes. Have a fabulous weekend.…

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