Sally stepped into her apartment, leaned her bike against the wall and dumped her backpack onto the floor. ‘Mum, Dad, Sis and your latest boyfriend, and Mr. Jamieson my school principal, and who are you?’
‘The lady at the local milk bar.’
‘Thought you looked familiar. Why are you all sitting in my living room?’
‘Good question.’ The little old lady looked to those seated in fold-up chairs. Continue reading “Adulting”
The cold floor beneath her feet was invigorating as she skipped with the taste of freedom coursing through her veins. With one step after the other, her smile grew wider. The scents of sweet fresh air, the view of trees and flowers in the garden were brimming with life and colour. So unlike the flowers she’d watched wither away, and now no longer needed.
She waved to the nurses at the counter. Giggled at the cheeky orderlies who brought Continue reading “Time”
Fourteen days ago (Monday, 5:40am) it was requested you temper your new outdoor front lights that beam into the neighbour’s property. In case you’re unaware from your tower in the sky, these new lights illuminate the following areas of the neighbouring property: the entire backyard and beyond Continue reading “Illumination”
“You won’t do it.” He shook his head as he leaned his shoulder against the door frame.
“I’m trying not to.”
“I’m freaking doing this, okay?” Her feet numb, unable to look at her painted toenails, her legs like meat squeezed into sausage-skins that spilled out at the ends. Continue reading “Squeezed”