THE MIDNIGHT MELODY

A murder-fiction fusion inspired by The Legend of the Sleepy by Washington Irving,

LOST IN TIME

Lost in Time Huddling their limbs together over their shivering bodies, they continued struggling against the raging blizzard that seemed determined to wipe out every trace of life around ─ if there actually was any. Heading in the opposite direction, with bent forms and undeterred spirits, they went onward and away in search of a…

THE JOURNEY OF A STAR

The Journey of a Star       “The journey of a million years began with the explosion of a cloud of gas, of the continuity of the endless fabric of time and space began with a single most pivotal phenomenon in the history of the universe – the big bang.  Through that hot, super-dense…

THE TREES OF THE WOODS

Follow the narrator through this short tale of a venture into the woods,where a century old chestnut tree lives in the middle; where you can still feel the presence of its planter, a place where time stands still.

TO THE STARS

To the Stars It was a windy night in those parts of the land due north. In an isolated house in the middle of the vast, green fields of tall grasses sat a young Irish boy by his open window as he listened in on the mysterious night sounds outside his home. The slightly cool…

THROUGH THE FOREST WILDERNESS

  “A place where the meanings of life’s deepest mysteries come alive nonetheless; ‘The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.’” Here we go. He walked around the dense vegetation cover, the thick undergrowth and onwards with the winding trail that disappeared far in the distance around some giant, aged spruce. There…

THE BEARER

I have been told a truth about trees, and I have seen it with my own eyes: that in themselves trees are…a lot like humans in nature. A nature, that reflects on their outsides as well as ours. A tree full of himself to the brim and overflowing with arrogance would stand erect in pride…

THE SEA DOES NOT LIKE TO BE RESTRAINED II

In a flash, the lightning had drowned everything within reach. Temporarily blinded by the brilliant light, the men ashore covered their eyes with their hands to shield them from the glare. For a while all they could see was white. The entire landscape was covered with a blank canvas of nothingness. The feeling that coursed…

THE SEA DOES NOT LIKE TO BE RESTRAINED

Above the vast expanse of blue that seemed to open into eternity, the sky suddenly started becoming darker. The rain-darkened clouds obscured the light that descended from the heavens, first in thin streaks of white, then blocked out completely by those ominous-looking shapes that the clouds formed in that moment of time. Time stood frozen,…

SINISTER THINGS

In the blinding darkness of the forest,there was nothing to see but empty space; nothing to perceive,nothing to guide my way through but the hushed rustling of leaves somewhere in the distance. After some while, the clouds obscuring any form of light to aid my sight start to lazily drift away with the wind, paving…

THE OTHER SIDE OF WINTER

“Winter solitude— in a world of one color the sound of wind.” There is this thing about the cold weather season where it leaves a lasting impression on our minds, our souls. With the power, the command that it envelops the warmth all around us, leaving only space for only it to reign, the freezing and…

“HERE LIES: A MEMORY”

In the freezing atmosphere of the cold weather, amidst the mist-laden path of raw earth, from afar, I see an old metal gate that stands tall despite its rickety appearance: barely hanging by the hinges and slowly withering away, with rust covering every possibly visible surface–an indicator of its age and the years of continuity…