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Delilah’s Light

Originally posted on Tipsy Lit:
Photo Credit: Hebetheclick via Compfight cc Delilah was six when she realized that she was a bad athlete, ten when she kissed a lad behind a portable, fourteen when doctors told her that she had an abnormal condition called ellisitis that could only be fixed by surgery. Delilah spent twelve…

Dreams of a Boy: Pt. 2 of 2

                Space was no shock.  It was only blackness, lack of atmosphere.  Jeff should have frozen, suffocated.  Instead, he spread his arms and flew.  Before him came the moon, inviting him to hide in a crater on the dark side, for a view of space that was not blinded…

Dreams of a Boy: Pt. 1 of 2

                It wasn’t the whirring of the clock that made Jeff turn around, it was the coffee spilling from the machine, down the front and onto the floor, where it made its way to the drain.  Jeff interrupted the flow of liquid with his trainer.  Kicked it about.  Stomped a couple of times, splashing a…

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Inevitable/It Is

            I get up at six to make the bus to get to Cynthia’s place.  She got out of bed at eight, just in time to open the door for me.  It’s not easy for her, four hundred fifty pounds altogether; she tells me that her heart races like mad…