They say that I am broken, like the window in my old truck. Cracked, shattered, fractured into so many pieces I will never be whole again. 96 more words
The island is sirenically seductive. Majestic caldera walls, multicolored cliffs soaring over indigo Aegean water, infinite azure skies, high-priced crumbling caves. 239 more words
Timely prompt since I woke up to a nightmare this very morning.
I had just graduated college or something like it. I had a sister (not my real sister) and another sister/brother — he/she kept switching back and forth which, in the dream seemed perfectly normal. 155 more words
“I must fling myself down and writhe; I must strive with every piece of force I possess; I bruise and batter myself against the floor, the walls; I strain and sob and exhaust myself, and begin again, and exhaust myself again; but do I feel pain? 355 more words
I am on medical leave from work, and there are certain rules and restrictions that apply to staff members in my situation.
One of them is that I am not allowed to take annual leave, another is that I may not leave the Netherlands without permission. 214 more words