Category: writing

Maudlin wallpaper

The timer keeps sounding. Tick tick tick. If that is how an alarm sounds. How did we first come to describe a clock’s sound that way? Not that it matters. Sound is sound. And repetitive sound just goes round and round. Annoyingly so. The dog, meanwhile, is underfoot […]

The keeper of the secrets

She thought it would only be one secret. But, alas there were many. Too many and her head was spinning. The secrets were half-truths, vicious plans, and stupid paranoia all wrapped into day-to-day life. How they all continued in that disgusting bubble was beyond her. But she knew […]