“The usual, Alex?” asked the bartender when a man in his young thirties took a seat at the bar counter.
“No, I think I’ll go a bit off the track tonight, Bill,” said Alex, checking his digital sports watch and gave a slight nod gesturing that he had enough time.
“Oh, what’s the occasion?” inquired Bill, the bartender.
“Nothing much, if you would really like one, I heard President Bush’s announcement today that we are going to the Moon, Mars and beyond,” said Alex, imitating the speech with a slight curve of the eyebrow.
CJ looked up at the kid who was waving at him. “Look papa! He is looking at me,” said the little boy in the red shirt to his dad who was standing beside him waving at CJ. He has seen thousands of people like him in the past one week that he had spent his time there.
“Erika, are you ready?” asked a young woman in her early twenties wearing a black shirt, khaki shorts and a traveler’s hat.
‘Songs of Innocence and Experience’, giving out a little smile reading that, he pushed the book at its place in the shelves. The tall man reached out to the top shelf sliding his fingers across the dusty old books, The Monk, check, Persian Letters, check, Hymns to the Night, check. He tilted his head slightly to the right in reaction to a slight knock on the door. Pushing the book back inside the rack, he walked towards the door.
The story of the world that we live in is pretty boring and bland. Although it was interesting when it all started with the big bang, it’s just been spinning since then. If you just see it as spinning, it’s pretty much that. If you think how it is spinning or what makes it spin is an entirely different story.
“Are you okay?” asked the girl sitting across me in the train. I never realized it was a girl until she asked me. I just looked at her with a question on my face.
“You are bleeding,” she said pointing to my fingers. “Do you need help?” Continue reading
Pier opened his eyes with a cold splash of water to his tiresome face. He had a big black beard which covered the most of his face. His red dotted bandana was soaking wet as he pulled it off from his head. Continue reading