Grief and loss are dealt with in various ways. To some extent, this is based on background and temperament. At times both anguish and memories can confront us when we least expect them to arise.
Remembering the days long gone and walking down memory lane are supposed to be pleasant things. Some times living through the change is not so easy.
When the man next to Mia finally started to hit her in the face, she felt no pain. Only the hate and contempt in his eyes burnt holes in her soul.
Part 4 of 4. In the climatic finish, Ada reaches his destination (and the prize) only to discover that the war is not over.
In the short story “I Used to Live Here Once “(Rhys, 1976), the underlying theme is about one woman’s spiritual journey after life. Theme is defined by Webster’s dictionary online as “a unifying idea that is a recurrent element in literary or artistic work.” [Webster’s]. The theme in this story is...
A children's story I wrote years ago then filed away to gather cobwebs until now. Dusted off the cobwebs and tidied it up a bit, and here it is.
A collection of fantasy story starters perfect for adults or children looking for a creative boost.
A small girl taught an important lesson of life to me. We often see that, even if we have one house, one car, many dresses, a luxurious life, still we want more. Why? Because, there is no end to the desires. Satisfaction is the key to happiness.
The tiyanak is a Philippine vampire creature that lures it's victim by imitating the cries of an infant. It then feeds on their blood and entrails.