The Power of the Ocean

“It’s my last full day here.” There was no one around to hear her words. Mia looked out over the rolling waves. It was a soothing thing to do, to watch the waves breaking on the beach, the water flowing towards her and then back again. She liked the way the water of the new ... continue reading

Masked Woman

They thought she didn’t notice. She did. People staring at her. Whispering. Talking about her. Wondering why she was sitting there every day. A woman, her hair unkempt, her colorful clothes torn in some places, dirty in others. She wore boots two sizes too big, but it’s her socks that caught more attention – one ... continue reading

Articulated Moments

“Bend over.” Each word was articulated perfectly and accentuated by the hand that lay in the small of her back. Suze slowly bent forward. Even though he held power over her – and he knew that – her defiant nature was never easily subdued. Brad smiled behind her back. He never encouraged her resistance, but ... continue reading

Lip Service

“What the fu..?!” His arrogant manner and patronizing smile fueled Layna’s fury. She could hardly remember the times when she was in love with this man. Despite his handsome looks, he repulsed her. The only reason she was in this nineteenth century lift with him was to sign the divorce papers. Despite her fury, she ... continue reading

Typing Errors

Her beautifully manicured nails clicked on the keys of the old typewriter. Next to the typewriter lay a handwritten page, handwritten by him and now typed by her, his secretary. At the top of the pages it said: use typewriter. When she had taken the piece of paper from her boss only minutes ago, he had ... continue reading