Stories tagged “stillness”

  • Midnight Road

    Driving at night had always been very special to Milo. As a child he would take every opportunity to accompany his father on midnight deliveries, mesmerised by the stillness and tranquillity. This affection had continued into adulthood, and he made sur...

    • Author: jimmytee
    • Posted over 10 years ago.
  • The Dogwood Also Rises

    I love to stand on a path in the woodlands in early March and look closely. As I cast my gaze out at the barren trees and the verdant pines, I find the ghostly dogwood trees staring back. They are dwarfed by the full-grown trees surrounding them. They ...

  • Trampoline-Encompassed World

    He put his arm around her, everything seemingly completley still. The hustle and bustle of the world seemed far away;cars on the highway provided a droning but strangely comforting backround noise. The trampoline rocked softly with his movement, everyw...

  • pilgrimage

    They drove us around in circles, as if we didn’t have to eat or sleep or shit. The first two we could do in the car, anyways, so they must have thought it didn’t present an issue. Every morning we unstuck ourselves from the humid seats and sighed a...

    • Author: marlax
    • Posted about 9 years ago.
  • Pause

    Darkness clings Ripples in a pond Cattails waving in the soft summer breeze Green eyes of water, watching, perched on lilypad The silence between heartbeats Silver staircase open wide Eternity here, Waiting…

  • Center of the Universe

    My hair, ruffled by the wind. My feet, dangling over the roof. I can see the highway from here, and all the cars moving endlessly towards unknown destinations. Cell towers blink in concert in the distance, their red lights creating a calming pattern. I...