Secondhand Adrenaline

Tara climbed the rock face with concentrated ferocity. Her lean and muscular body worked with rote muscle memory, pulling her closer and closer to the ledge on which he waited. Her hands gripped and released, gripped and released, while her legs maintained a steady balance below. From above, her face could be seen as aContinue reading “Secondhand Adrenaline”

Another Day, Another Dream

“Hey, Darla, what’s your biggest wish?” He called out into the kitchen where she was cleaning up the dinner mess. He must have been watching one of his goofy shows. She sighed and rolled her eyes but stayed silent. He wasn’t going to love her answer… He didn’t let it go, though, “Darla, c’mon… IContinue reading “Another Day, Another Dream”

Perfume, Nostalgia and Tea

He was overcome by the scent of her perfume, the same his wife had worn all through their short marriage. “I’m sorry. I can’t do this,” he said, when their lips were less than a centimeter apart. She pulled back, her eyes wide with surprise, “Did I do something wrong, Stephen?” “No… No, it’s nothingContinue reading “Perfume, Nostalgia and Tea”