Hotel Limbo

Hotel Limbo At least two of the hotel’s 4 stars must have been photoshopped. Towels worn, dirty bathroom, shampoo bottles refilled. I sat on the bed, frantically searching flights. I had 36 hours to travel 2700 miles across Central Asia to make my next connection after my last flight had been cancelled. COVID Ugh, I’d…

The Prisoner

The Prisoner As the sun heads up to cross the horizon my eyes bore into its burning glow. It peeks through the buildings and washes down the threatening glimmer of the sky that keeps me up at night. As I stare through the window the prickling sting in my eyes grows sharper. Time stretches, drawn-out…

Muse on Monday – September 13, 2021

Welcome to the beginning of a new week! Scroll down to read Leather Vest by Olzhasbek Zhakenov, a great example of a dark comedy about a lazy cowboy, the prompt for last week. Muse on Monday is a weekly writing challenge to help you improve your writing and have fun, open to anyone of any…

Forever Brave, Forever Seventeen

Forever Brave, Forever Seventeen Part I “Grandpa, I will be in the attic, listening to music there. Don’t lose me.” “Okay, Charlie. Be careful.” Charlie climbed to the attic of his grandfather’s house. The attic was his favorite place because there was a quiet and calm atmosphere. Moreover, the window was looking directly at the…

Traces of Kisses

Traces of Kisses It’s my fault I didn’t think beyond the borders. It’s my fault I made wrong decisions without thinking. It’s my fault I got caged in here. 4 years ago I met Him and fell in love. Immediately, passionately. He was so gorgeous, kind and loving. We had a beautiful wedding ceremony, I…