17 Nano-Stories

ericboydblog:

1.


He couldn’t get a job but he still drank. She approached him like she would a hurt lion and dragged him to bed; at least he’d lost weight.

2.

They met on a cruise, married days later. He hardly knew her but that was the appeal. She got ill soon after the honeymoon….

http://incenses.tumblr.com/post/83002510249/no-its-the-continuing-series-of-small-tragedies

no, it’s the continuing series of small tragedies
that send a man to the
madhouse…
not the death of his love
but a shoelace that snaps
with no time left …
The dread of life
is that swarm of trivialities
that can kill quicker than cancer
and which are always there -
license plates or…

Why “I Love You” Doesn’t Always Have To Be Spoken Aloud

writingsforwinter:

When my grandmother first said “those” three words to my grandfather,

she said them by tossing a pinch of salt over her shoulder at their wedding.

When I first really said them, they were to myself as an apology

for nineteen years of viewing my body as a wound in need of a tourniquet,

or a…

romulusthread:

i stare at boys so much how do they not notice

(Source: hoohah, via a-travelers-mind)