A Fisherman’s Butterfly

I will not ask the fisherman further why he thought to do what he did. He did what he did, gave a reason for what he did, and that was […]

Shoplifting Accomplice

“It just takes a bit of courage.” He winked. “And good timing.” “They will see it.” I replied. He straightened his back, looking agitated for a moment.

Decibels

We are decibels. Lying in wait. Ready for the moment. The flower vase flew across the room. It collided upon a photo frame and broke into a hundred shards. Like […]

The Patron

“Not here son, not one step closer” the table hissed. Outwardly, it was ferocious. Inwardly, it was petrified.

The Smiling Man

The lights sparkled in the distance. I saw the smile on those lights. It was a smile that would seem right in any situation, a smile that would right any […]

Nocturnal Conversation

The moon shone like a single gaslight in the stygian darkness. The stars flickered in silence, strewn and scattered about like neon dust across the black canvas. Looking up, a […]

The Balloon

Amidst the powdered glitter of city lights, a plain-coloured balloon came to life.

An Incident in the Night

The night was orange. It was orange in the way it often did after a heavy rain, and one which had consumed the day. He shuffled up to me, holding […]

Johnny’s Afternoon

The crisp sunlight filtered through the curtain laces and greeted Johnny’s face. He stirred for a moment, turning over to his side in lethargy before opening his eyes and letting […]