Flash Fiction (?): Language Lessons

Language Lessons  It started with the books. The ones that they distributed at school. They were hardback, shinier and more colourful than your paperback ones. Their pages were smoother. Your hand slipped across them as your fingers traced words you did not yet understand. You learned by seeing, by making up your own stories about the blonde…

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Babble (Free writing)

You hear words but they’re all the wrong ones. People coming and going, doing, living. The words are a noise. A babble. I find no answers within them, no hope. Just the babble of people desperately trying to make their lives something more. There is stillness in the room. The sun sets slowly and everything stand…

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