TAGS: mini-nanowrimo-scrino, responsible, senseless, sensible, unreasonable

There is something about being a responsible person for most your life that makes you crave things that, when you examine them honestly, you don't even want.

It isn't the tales of wild times and barely-escaped adventures.  It's the insouciance.… read more

posted November 6, 2010   ·   no comments yet...


    TAGS: hair, heady, mini-nanowrimo-scrino, senses, water

The woman stopped in mid-stroke suddenly.  She looked at the swimming pool, glistening wavelets rocking her slightly.  She scratched her plastic-coated head.

She turned to begin another lap and paused again.  She was a woman of habit.  A swim each… read more

posted November 7, 2010     4 comments


    TAGS: analogies, gritty, mini-nanowrimo-scrino, sandpaper, wooden

His eyes were sandpaper.

Not like sandpaper.  They were paper balls, covered with a fine layer of sand.

His face was wooden.

Not, as you will have guessed, emotionless and still, but wood.  Knotholes and all.

He was an analogy and… read more

posted November 8, 2010     2 comments

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