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I’ve not been well this week so this is a repost! Enjoy! Green digits flash in the darkness, proclaiming the hour to be 2am. The bathroom door opens, throwing a rectangle of harsh light across the filthy carpet. Bare feet avoid the sticky patches near the dresser. Serena’s shadow looms large on the wall, the […]
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A chill wind whips up the street, casting grit into my face as I walk towards the bookshop. The blue sky is cold and unfriendly, the threatening clouds to the east the dull grey of gunmetal. As much as I love this bookshop, finding solace in its aisles, it has been a year since I […]
The bow scrapes across the strings, tentative at first, and faltering notes tumble into the twilight. As the prelude gives way to the melody, the bow glides back and forth, and delicate fingers caress the neck of the instrument. I remember those fingers, so long and pale, even in life. The violin sings its mournful […]
The death bell tolls in the town, long and low as it rumbles around the old market square. It’s the third time that it’s tolled today. It tolls so often here. I sometimes joke that you can tell the time by it. Dawn, noon, and sundown, without fail. Not many people laugh at my joke, and I […]