Causeway #writephoto

Thursday writing prompt   This is where we started, in these shallow waters, that erased our steps: the slippery seaweeds, the smooth rocks, where we dreamed of another shore, by the violet sea, hidden by parsecs of space, on the planet of the five stars. We saw the small waves, at the feet of theContinue reading “Causeway #writephoto”

Dream #TheDailyPost

Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. The sky was deep blue, the four moons guarded by silver clouds: the waves slowly caressed the black sand… There you stood, wrapped in the red toga of your caste, the two deep wells of your eyes reflecting an amused surprise, looking at me. What wasContinue reading “Dream #TheDailyPost”

#AtoZChallenge2015: Utopia

Idealistic dream, vain hopes of justice and perfection, for others perhaps more dystopia? History and fiction are full of tentative or real utopia, for mankind never gives up… “The term utopia was coined in Greek by Sir Thomas More for his 1516 book Utopia, describing a fictional island society in the Atlantic Ocean. The word comes from the Greek: οὐ (“not”) and τόπος (“place”) and means “no-place“, and strictly describesContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge2015: Utopia”

#FiveSentenceFiction: Goggles

 Commander Lara Maiakovski, whom we met earlier, standing tall and blond on the deck of the battle cruiser Aurora, summoned her second in command Olga Braun. Lieutenant Braun, sporting a new pair of reflecting goggles under her officer’s cap, reported within seconds, her boss observing, as usual, what a cute little bum her second inContinue reading “#FiveSentenceFiction: Goggles”

Andromeda

The ancient tale came back to his mind, one morning. He was working at his desk, surrounded by the quiet notes of Mozart, as usual the best time for his inspiration and enjoying dawn coffee. The story had been written eons ago, in an empire now defunct, by a long dead author, whose name heContinue reading “Andromeda”