Clockwork

It's 1:40 p.m. The time that runs through the atmosphere becomes clockwork. And each number is a neighbor, a close neighbor from the ones whose wishes linger in their minds. Time consumes their energy and the love they have for what they do. Clockwork takes away their dreams and they start procrastinating their hours. I'm [...]

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Bouquet

He ran through the park under the starry night, the august wind passing across his hair. He ran through the street, through dark alleyways and lonely avenues. He left behind the safety of the street lamps and entered in the darkness of the night. He bought a bouquet of flowers and kept running, passing through [...]

Chocolate aroma

She stared out the window while sitting in the habitual rocking chair. She grabbed a ball of yarn in the hand and two needles. She saw those two kids playing outside in the park, a girl and a boy laughing in the swings. Soon, she perceived a delightful smell coming from the kitchen, where her [...]

A blackout

There, in the middle of the blackout, standing in the lonely and foggy pastures behind the mysterious shack, he could see the skyline. The dark skyline he wasn't able to understand. He could see ships, roses and planes. He could see lighthouses working as sentinels and low waves containing high-rise buildings. The vultures transforming into [...]

Margaritas

¿Me quiere?... ¿No me quiere? Una margarita me dijo que su corazón pertenece a alguien más, una margarita me dijo que aún está tratando de olvidar. Ayer esa misma margarita me dio esperanzas y hoy me destroza el corazón. Rompe mis ilusiones con cada uno de sus pétalos, vuelve a repararlas con suspiros. Recoge mis [...]