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It is a peaceful night, but you are all aggression.

I am trapped between cold sheets and heat against my navel, and grasping hands and sharp teeth. 68 more words

Creative Writing

Complete The Story

I always say I’m a sucker for a good story. Put any concept or theory into this form and you’ve got my undivided attention. That’s why when I happened to find a journal called Complete The Story this past summer, I was intrigued. 819 more words

Short Story

Sunrise at midnight

Hey. It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Years, I reckon. Years which have only stoked the brushfire that is your absence. That might be too literary a way of putting it, but you know me. 934 more words

Creative Writing

Short no: Lionel?!

Attack of the Lionel Ritchies and The Mother of Dragons. by C A Middleton © 2017

Woke up this morning feeling fine. A sentiment best avoided if the rest of the day is to follow suit. 656 more words


A Little Prose: The Barn

A feather floated gently down from the barn roof. As it came nearer to the floor it blazed with light. I watched the feather slowly fall, and I wondered why it had captivated my attention, then it hit the floor, landing with one final flutter. 109 more words


Implicit Meaning

They watched the falcons fly out in wide circles from their nests in the underside of the remaining overpass. They had the park to themselves, having climbed over a tilted temporary fence around the construction site. 65 more words

Flash Fiction

The Show Must Go On

I intended to write a poem, based on this song. However, when I started writing, I knew it was going to be a story instead. I didn’t realise just how long it would get! 1,871 more words