Phoenix

Phoenix

I have stood here for countless days, spreading my thick canopy and watching the jungle life unfold around me.  Though my first encounter out of the shell was with the darkness, it was the sun that caught my imagination, not the pitch-black that welcomed me. Bright...
Toothpaste

Toothpaste

I woke up to the lovely rhythmic noise made by my mother’s silver anklets. But I did not move a muscle, for if I moved, mom would get me off the bed. Peeping through the pinhole in the blanket, I found her mumbling while searching for something, what was it? I...
One last wish

One last wish

It was a world where people without magical skill called mechanics were castaways, hurdled into tiny towns and walled off from the rest of the world. A world that stood for the wizards but not for the mechanics. This was one of those towns. She looked out of the...