Category: Projects

Reflection

I spit a mouthful of toothpaste into the sink and smiled at the mirror. My reflection smiled back—a big, toothy grin. I ran my tongue over my clean teeth, then put the toothbrush away and headed out.  For the first time in a long while, I wasn’t running late. I checked my watch. 8:42 A.M. […]

Dear Diary

Dear Diary, That’s how she always started. Dear Diary. As if she was talking to me. As if I could hear her. She’d always follow it with How was your day? Every day was better when she wrote to me. I should have told her that. Her days were hard. Her days were sad.  I […]

Cold-blooded Murder

May held the gun to June’s head. An itch deep beneath her skin begged her to pull the trigger, to end it right here and now. But she had to do it right or it would all be for nothing. “Any last words?” She smirked. “You’ll never get away with this,” June said. He was […]

Sticks and Stones

Once, not that long ago, the nomads had thrived. Food—both grown and animal—had been abundant. One of the hunters, Bheka’s eldest brother, had managed to make alcohol from the potatoes. They celebrated the birth of little Lwazi who would grow up to be the most prolific hunter of them all. His dad had been the […]