Scorched: Carving my days

I put away my instruments in its cases and its place on the rack very neatly and I didn’t forget to swept the floor. I liked the workshop that way at the end of the day. Everything clean and ready for another day of intense work. It was very late . My boss had gone long before, but he made clear that I had to finish the carving of the figure of the horse for mr. Schuman before leaving that day. I would prefer to have had  more...

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Was everything lost?
Oct02

Was everything lost?

  Everything was lost. The fire had spread very fast from the living room, where it started, to the rest of the house. Igor and Elisabeth had waked up because of the noise of the cupboard falling down burned. The little children began to cry. Mathew, who was five, was calling them. The power was off. No lights. Only a thick smoke with which was almost impossible to breathe and a menacing red radiance coming from the rooms already...

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After Monaco
Sep30

After Monaco

He had been a successful businessman with several stores in the city and shares in the local bank. He had owned a big house in an exclusive quarter with stunning views to the river and the Cathedral, next to the park, with a big garden. He had been known and respected. Once he went to Monaco to a congress. His colleagues teased him because they said he was too conservative and stingy. And they challenged him publicly to gamble. He was...

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Muddy Literature
Sep29

Muddy Literature

The picnic finished abruptly when a sudden storm fell over the spot where the family was having lunch under a tree, close to the river bank. Screaming and laughing they picked up their things in a hurry and went away in their carriage towards the big house. He was left behind on the ground. He couldn’t scream: wait for me! He had many things to say but had not a loud voice. Always quiet and patient, this time his silence had left him...

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Saved by the ghost
Sep29

Saved by the ghost

Alicia didn’t realize how late it was until the deep silence began to scream to her. You’re all alone here. Scared, she closed the book, turned off the computer and rushed out of her cubicle hoping to find some colleague to go with him or her towards the bus stop. A dangerous man was on the loose in the campus. He had already assaulted ten female students and teachers, always at night. She had been extra careful, never going out alone...

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The green gown
Sep29

The green gown

She got dressed with her best gown, the one with green silk skirt, that goes with an embroidered bolero. It was his favourite. He used to say that it emphasized her figure and her golden hair. She chose among her jewels, the emerald necklace with matching earrings and bracelets. She combed her hair in a loose bun. He would be proud. Pretty and radiant for him. Now she only had to wait for him, the love of her life, making his entry,...

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