Stories tagged “reaching for stars”

  • Remnants of Stardust

    I told you that I needed space. You walked to the other side of the room and asked if that was enough, and were disappointed when it wasn’t. If I had told you what I really meant, you would have left quicker than you did and with less throwing of...

  • Remnants of Stardust: Uncertainty

    Adrift. Hopeless. The height of the pinnacle matched with the tug of the fall. Like Icarus, the moment of achievement suppressed by the realization that the trickling sweat down your back is mixed with melting wax. Plummeting. “He wanted to be an...