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.

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!"