This Timeless PlaceJealous admiration and wet fingers Ravenous and intent The world is in this room,All smashed and split open Occupied by something or other The future was sunset;The past something to leave behind You couldn't run if you didn't know where to go Away from this timeless place
Divine - ForwardParfait picked up her bags for the final time. She let out a long sigh. This was it."Are you ready yet? You've unpacked and packed that thing FOUR times already!" came Key's voice."Almost. Just nervous."" Well quit worrying about it - We're going to be working with professionals
I think." He looked at his phone. "In any case, we're almost late. Get a move on," he said before exiting the room. He had packed WEEKS ago, when the letter first came. Parfait zipped up her suitcase and picked up her various other small bags and went to stand by the door. It seemed like this war was changing everything
it had changed everything.As they drove out to meat the rest of the newest recruited 'soldiers', they saw several groups of rebels on the sides of the streets. It seemed that if you stood still, you got sucked up somewhere, and if you stayed out of the way it was just like you just weren't. Like you didn't exist at all. Some were lucky enough to not have been drafted, but recentl
Deliver Me DearlyA woman, a childDulled to smoke circling, circlingDidn't know where the world ended,And where she beganLost Beloved,O Lord, she thought, deliver me dearly.
Middle of NowhereThe world around me was so silent out, it felt like my footsteps echoed so loudly that even God could hear them. Can you believe that? God? Hearing MY footsteps? I didn't really like the idea. I didn't like the thought of being so uncovered, so visible, and it frightened me.Heart pounding, I looked up, scanning the desolate street suddenly wanting, craving the presence of another living being, brain ticking and blood flowing. It was probably the only paved road in this tiny little town out in the middle of nowhere, and, just to give you an idea of just HOW small it was, you should know that I could clearly see were it started along with where it ended. Just a couple of dusty buildings lined up along either side of the street, a hanging sign creaking a little in the rare breeze that wafted past, not paying me any attention. And it was to my grave disappointment that no one was there. The street was empty besides me and a piece of road kill that I was fairly certain was the stray dog I