Empty

The bag was straining in her hand. Taught polythene handles had stretched thin, cutting painfully into her fingers as she made her way along the street. Above her, birds sang happy songs in a largely cloudless sky and the sun had made a brief, rare appearance and...

Sweet Dreams

He woke up suddenly, his body drenched in sweat, his heart pounding in his chest. The dream was still fresh in his mind but the details were already fading, lost in the swirling clouds of his fogged memory. Nothing was going to wipe out the last grim detail of what...