In for the Rain: Short Stories, Sleep

Sleep An imagination and a smile. A pleasant dream and a falling star. The sun now rises and now my tears now fall. You are not with me. My love is gone. Memories When the stars shine, I began to cry. My eyes close and a vision shows. Darkness become vivid memories. They call me …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, Dreams

When it Rains An Imagination that lights the heart. A smile and a laugh from the bottom of me. Gently resting under a tree. A dream of sunshine a warmth of rain. A single whisper a silent pain. My eyes they weep. A sound of lightning rings above. A man calls down “What is your …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, The Fallen Blade

He sat there wondering. His makeshift grave floating in his head. Why did this happen? His friend wept on the ground as he floated. “Be a man, Marco.” He pleaded, “Damn it why can’t he hear me.” “Don’t die, Marco. Don’t cry! Be a man!” Marco helplessly sat there. He stared at his name. “Titus!” …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, When Hell Comes

“Well…”  A woman walked through the woods, “I have to find those scared roots.” She walked around looking with an almost bored expression. Toads hoped around. One was immediately captured by a snake slithering by. She snarled at the snake and then chuckled at the disaster. “Worms are tastier than those fellows.” She looked around, …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, The Withered Flower

“You poor thing.” The young woman stared, “Trampled into the ground with a vicious might.” She stared at the flower. Its petal tarnished as the stem bends. The woman picked up the petals. She clutched them tightly. War ravaged this land. As the villager returned to the wreckage. They all cried. “We did not deserve …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, The Swordsmith

The sound of metal rang across the sky. The swordsmith worked meticulously pounding at the metal. He enjoyed the ringing of the sword. He was at peace when he worked. He wiped his brow as the sword came along. “Excuse me sir.” He turned so suddenly that the young woman jumped. “What are you doing …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, Air

She silently watched as she wept. Her tears fell endlessly. The tears were as pure as crystals. Though there was pain in her tears a smile formed as the beauty of her love shined. She flew in closer to get a look. The woman wept what seemed like endless tears. She reached for one before …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, The Mirage that Holds Us

How did this happen? What did I do? Panic had overwhelmed the young woman as she was being escorted by guards. There are so many of the too and I can see a woman walking in front of them. Is she the princess? They walked for a while clearly headed out of town. Minnea looked …

In for the Rain: Short Stories, Serenity under the moonlight

He sat there staring high into the moonlit sky. The night was clam and the serenade of cricket and frogs resounded around him. Every now and then he’d glance around to see the fireflies moving about.  It’s almost about that time again. He thought to himself as he shifted position on the bench he occupied. …