Give me what I need
Sep30

Give me what I need

A small, slim, black woman, was begging for alms in Castro street , San Francisco. All she had , was her filthy clothes and a plastic cup in his hands with some dimes. She was obviously a homeless, and by her looks probably very sick, maybe AIDS. She didn’t have neither a shopping cart with belongings. Nothing. Her clothes and her plastic cup. That was all. She was sitting in a bench looking to nowhere with a tired expression in her...

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A world of silence

She smiles most of the time and nods now and then when somebody addresses her. But I know she has no clue of what they are saying. She’s completely deaf. She lives in a world of silence, isolated of the outer space. A strange world, full of solitude, no matter how many people are around her. She spends lots of time reading and living in her memories. Long time ago she was a succesful woman, with an intense professional and family...

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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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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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