Whispers (pt.4)

Previously: Part 3 All chapters Part 4 My heart stopped. Or at the very least it skipped a beat. "You mean..." "They are real, Jack," the father nodded. He placed what was probably supposed to be a comforting hand on my shoulder, but I couldn't feel it. I had gone numb. "And I am sorry [...]

Whispers (pt.3)

Previously: Part 2 All chapters Part 3 The cold hit me the second I walked through the doorway. Outside, beneath the summer sun and dressed in the mandatory black attire of funerals, I had been sweltering. Inside, however, it felt like midwinter. I was taken aback as well by the silence. Every minute I had [...]

Ramblings: Feeling inspired

I'm actually feeling properly inspired to write! This doesn't happen often. I mean, I'll write poems fairly regularly but I can churn those out pretty quick. It's the story writing I struggle with. But the one I'm writing now, Whispers, isn't boring me yet. I've published the first two mini chapters on here, and actually [...]

Whispers (pt.2)

Previously: Part 1 All chapters Part 2 And then silence. I stood before the church, for the first time in my life, without the whispered voices. And for the first time ever I missed them. I had so many questions now that I had finally been able to understand what they were saying. The storm [...]

Whispers (pt.1)

Part 1 I had never felt comfortable in a church. Even as a young child I dreaded Sunday mornings and the weekly mass. But as the youngest in an otherwise devout Christian family, not yet ready to be left alone at home for two hours, I had no say in the matter. And so I [...]