A Sweet Dose of Reality
By Veronica Parkes | Ancient Origins
The Maya were a powerful pre-Columbian civilization who thrived between AD 600 – AD 800. They were literate, had a complex language including pictograms, glyphs, and phonetic representations. 654 more words
4 weeks ago
Sun and Moon 3
at midnight Serpent slithers through
a gap in the fence of my dream
he slides close to my shivering body
and lies there chill against my skin… 73 more words
4 months, 2 weeks ago
Sun and Moon 1
Last week an old man squeezed the moon;
tonight, she’s a shrunken orange in the sky.
“Tell me, Moon:
when all the stars have been caught in my net, 126 more words
Sun and Moon 2
Eagle paints my eyes with daylight.
He offers to fly me to the sky.
His feathers trap sunshine in his pinions. 166 more words
… where Alonso waited for them.
“Good morning,” Alonso limped towards them.
“Still hurting, I see,” El Brujo placed his hand on his friend’s shoulder and Alonso grimaced. 2,429 more words
5 months, 2 weeks ago
Tim walked up the street towards the centre of town, moving slowly, from window to shop window, still hesitant to go to the baths. 554 more words
5 months, 3 weeks ago
Tim fingered the slight stubble on his chin then stepped into the bathroom to shave. He looked at himself in the mirror: brown eyes stared back at him. 1,003 more words
6 months ago