So near yet so far

There she was, calm and unaffected by the loneliness that surrounded her. Physics told him opposites attract. So he kept running around her in circles, hoping she’d take notice and they’d meet someday. No one told him the union was impossible: he was the sole electron and she the only proton in a hydrogen atom.

Rebound

Broke away From the orbit Steering into outer space Fallen Bruised a knee Grazed some skin. Walked on Through the web Reached a dead end Hammered away Found no way Reverted To the origin Of the big bang Sought a new arc, A different ellipse Around the sun Struggling to get away From the black … Continue reading Rebound

Youth Runs

Youth runs Wild, untempered In fields sprayed with sunbeams Shining off elegant tresses That dodge the wind while it Runs through the plain He matches pace with fleeting hares Birds streaming through blue skies Watch in awe as Youth runs.

Stained

He leaned towards her, she closed her eyes. She clenched her fists as he entered her, making her body quiver with his violent thrust. It was all over within a minute. “Susie, we should've done this months ago”, said the dentist, and placed her stained brown molar on his plate.

Vanquished

Mark stared at the carnage Richard had unleashed upon him. Only four of his able men had survived Richard’s attacks – too small a number to challenge the might of his nemesis. "I give up, you’ve got me this time," he mumbled extending his hand to Richard, "in just 21 moves!"