I shuffle to my desk and am greeted by the same grey, gormless faces. No “how are you? Are you better now?” just the click-clack of keypads and mouses. I sit down in my chair when it catches my eye, an envelope with handwriting I know only too well. Joanne. I open it up and […]
Apparently he’s been really sick for six months but I’m only finding out for the second time today. The doctor said I went into shock after being subjected to a series of my Dad’s violent seizures just before he was due to depart for the hospice. Apparently my quick thinking saved his life although I […]
Girl walks into a tattoo studio looking to get some ink that’ll best encapsulate her life and ideals. Twenty five minutes later she walks out with “No Regets” tattooed over her right breast. The artist apologizes, remedies the situation and later that night they sleep together. No regrets.
Veerp veerp. I do my best to ignore it but the more I try to forget it the more omnipresent the vibration becomes. Veerp veerp. Reluctantly I peer across the room at the passive aggressive blue lighting, my bedside locker tinged by its desperate attention seeking pleas. I stretch out an arm and furiously reef […]
I don’t know what’s more humiliating; the fact that he’s dead or the fact I didn’t do it sooner? I casually run through the inventory of emotions I’m meant to feel: remorse, sadness, guilt and regret as I debate which one to mimic. After a few disinterested drags I decide guilt is probably the best […]