Stormy Night

While she lay in bed wide awake, suddenly the darkness cracked for a split second as the lightening bolt snaked into her room through the open window. Coiled up inside, wrenching apart parts of the darkness and then merged away into the shadows once again. The thunder roared like an angry beast expressing it’s thirst. […]


The sunlight mellowed as it rested on the metal head of the lamp post. It was a late winter afternoon. Sitting alongside the glass wall of the cafe that overlooked the busy street across, she sat stirring a cup of coffee lost in her own thoughts. She was thinking about her mother and wondering how […]


I have sex in a dark room without fans. A room filled with cigarette smoke and the smell of tobacco mixed with the rank stench of beer and vomit, heavy in the air, waiting to settle down on our bare bodies like dust in an old storeroom. I lie there on the hard plank thinking […]

It’s been raining …

​It’s been raining since three days incessantly. It poured heavily, throughout the whole night. Then as the dawn appeared, the sky slowly cleared. The dark clouds grew pale and lighter. Blown by the air, they scattered across the vast ocean of blue like flakes of cotton afloat. And like tiny damp petals, it drizzled. Standing […]


​You feel static, existing in a void. Some kind of a claustrophobic emptiness. So grey. Almost noiseless, like dry yellow leaves falling on soggy mud. Like snow. Little snowflakes descending silently on everything, the trees, the land, the roofs, the empty wooden benches in the park, the top of the street lamps. Enshrouding the whole […]


Early morning when she picked up her bagpack and left the house, it was still dark outside. The wind had stopped blowing, every sound was holding its breath, waiting for the dawn to break. As she walked down the empty street, she felt like the only person awake in the whole sleeping neighbourhood. On her […]

Roasted Sweet Potato

The roads were desolate except for the few flickering lights and shadows of passing vehicles that occassionaly hurried through the empty night. A girl in her early twenties was slowly walking on the pavement, her head hanging low in deep thought. She had on a loose oversized coat and carried a little book in one […]


The watchman standing near the gates of the appartment had been there since three hours in the cold dreary winter night. The wind was picking up along the pavements and carrying dry leaves across the road. They made a shuffling noise breaking the otherwise slumbering silence of the neighbourhood. The burly man was probably in […]