These Uncertain Times: Part 6 of 6

Waves crashed against sand, collapsing into white foam before retreating back into the ocean. Cara squinted at the sun, high in the sky, until Oscar’s shadow leaned across her. “You’ll go blind.” “Good.” Cara reached up and pushed against Oscar’s forehead. Oscar kept a straight face as she gripped each of his cheeks in her… Continue reading These Uncertain Times: Part 6 of 6

These Uncertain Times: Part 5 of 6

Laying on his side Oscar watched the sunlight peek weakly through the slats of the venetian blinds. Beside him, facing the wall, Cara watched the waving lines of light from the same window wriggle against the bedroom cupboards. They both thought that the other one was asleep and both tried to stay quiet to keep… Continue reading These Uncertain Times: Part 5 of 6

These Uncertain Times: Part 4 of 6

Crack. A twist of sinew. I can feel. Down. My whole. Arm. My shoulder bends and slides backwards behind me. My fingers twitch but I can’t see them. I only know this because I can see them. My neck bends and slides backwards behind me. Someone is crying and I can’t see them. Someone is… Continue reading These Uncertain Times: Part 4 of 6